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How Far is Comet 20D/Westphal (Lost) from Earth?

The distance of Comet 20D/Westphal (Lost) from Earth is currently 3,672,649,582 kilometers, equivalent to 24.550146 Astronomical Units. Light takes 3 hours, 24 minutes and 10.6403 seconds to travel from Comet 20D/Westphal (Lost) and arrive to us.

3,672,649,582
24.550146
3 hours, 24 minutes and 10.6403 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 20D/Westphal (Lost) 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 20D/Westphal (Lost) 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 20D/Westphal (Lost) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 20D/Westphal (Lost) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 20D/Westphal (Lost) to Earth happens on Wed Apr 18 2096 at a distance of 2.06899331 Astronomical Units, or 309,516,994 kilometers:

Wed Apr 18 2096
309,516,994
2.068993

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

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