How Far is Comet 205P/Giacobini from Earth?
The distance of Comet 205P/Giacobini from Earth is currently 269,004,138 kilometers, equivalent to 1.798182 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 57.3012 seconds to travel from Comet 205P/Giacobini and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 205P/Giacobini 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 205P/Giacobini from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 205P/Giacobini to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 205P/Giacobini to Earth happens on Tue Aug 22 2028 at a distance of 0.60978360 Astronomical Units, or 91,222,329 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.