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How Far is Comet 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski from Earth?

The distance of Comet 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski from Earth is currently 995,776,938 kilometers, equivalent to 6.656358 Astronomical Units. Light takes 55 minutes and 21.5543 seconds to travel from Comet 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski and arrive to us.

995,776,938
6.656358
55 minutes and 21.5543 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski 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 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski 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 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 226P/Pigott-LINEAR-Kowalski to Earth happens on Thu Nov 10 2089 at a distance of 0.84530959 Astronomical Units, or 126,456,515 kilometers:

Thu Nov 10 2089
126,456,515
0.845310

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

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