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How Far is Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) from Earth is currently 40,638,873 kilometers, equivalent to 0.271654 Astronomical Units. Light takes 2 minutes and 15.5567 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) and arrive to us.

40,638,873
0.271654
2 minutes and 15.5567 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) 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 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) from Earth between January 2015 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 2020 CD3 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) to Earth

Between January 2015 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 2020 CD3 (Earth's minimoon) to Earth happens on Thu May 10 2018 at a distance of 0.00053827 Astronomical Units, or 80,524 kilometers:

Thu May 10 2018
80,524
0.000538

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

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