How Far is Asteroid 1979 XB from Earth?
The distance of Asteroid 1979 XB from Earth is currently 470,290,789 kilometers, equivalent to 3.143700 Astronomical Units. Light takes 26 minutes and 8.7212 seconds to travel from Asteroid 1979 XB and arrive to us.
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.
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 Thu Dec 11 2092 at a distance of 0.05586035 Astronomical Units, or 8,356,590 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.