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How Far is Asteroid 1979 XB from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 1979 XB from Earth is currently 607,526,191 kilometers, equivalent to 4.061062 Astronomical Units. Light takes 33 minutes and 46.4892 seconds to travel from Asteroid 1979 XB and arrive to us.

607,526,191
4.061062
33 minutes and 46.4892 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 1979 XB 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 Asteroid 1979 XB 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 1979 XB from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 1979 XB to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 1979 XB to Earth happens on Wed Dec 10 2092 at a distance of 0.06242592 Astronomical Units, or 9,338,785 kilometers:

Wed Dec 10 2092
9,338,785
0.062426

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

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