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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 6,342,286,860 kilometers, equivalent to 42.395569 Astronomical Units. Light takes 5 hours, 52 minutes and 35.5918 seconds to travel from KBO 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) and arrive to us.

6,342,286,860
42.395569
5 hours, 52 minutes and 35.5918 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 41.87572227 Astronomical Units, or 6,264,518,899 kilometers:

Thu Jul 28 2033
6,264,518,899
41.875722

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

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