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How Far is KBO 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) from Earth?

The distance of KBO 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) from Earth is currently 6,557,841,755 kilometers, equivalent to 43.836465 Astronomical Units. Light takes 6 hours, 4 minutes and 34.6055 seconds to travel from KBO 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) and arrive to us.

6,557,841,755
43.836465
6 hours, 4 minutes and 34.6055 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of KBO 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) 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 KBO 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) from Earth between January 2013 and December 2033

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 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of KBO 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2033 the closest approach of KBO 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) to Earth happens on Thu Jul 28 2033 at a distance of 41.87572242 Astronomical Units, or 6,264,518,920 kilometers:

Thu Jul 28 2033
6,264,518,920
41.875722

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

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