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How Far is Comet 16P/Brooks 2 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 from Earth is currently 429,697,830 kilometers, equivalent to 2.872353 Astronomical Units. Light takes 23 minutes and 53.3177 seconds to travel from Comet 16P/Brooks 2 and arrive to us.

429,697,830
2.872353
23 minutes and 53.3177 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 16P/Brooks 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 to Earth happens on Sun Oct 7 2068 at a distance of 0.77176151 Astronomical Units, or 115,453,880 kilometers:

Sun Oct 7 2068
115,453,880
0.771762

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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