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How Far is Comet 199P/Shoemaker 4 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 199P/Shoemaker 4 from Earth is currently 789,781,516 kilometers, equivalent to 5.279363 Astronomical Units. Light takes 43 minutes and 54.4276 seconds to travel from Comet 199P/Shoemaker 4 and arrive to us.

789,781,516
5.279363
43 minutes and 54.4276 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 199P/Shoemaker 4 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 199P/Shoemaker 4 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 199P/Shoemaker 4 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 199P/Shoemaker 4 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 199P/Shoemaker 4 to Earth happens on Fri Jun 28 2080 at a distance of 1.90952038 Astronomical Units, or 285,660,183 kilometers:

Fri Jun 28 2080
285,660,183
1.909520

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

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