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How Far is Comet 230P/LINEAR from Earth?

The distance of Comet 230P/LINEAR from Earth is currently 463,788,757 kilometers, equivalent to 3.100236 Astronomical Units. Light takes 25 minutes and 47.0328 seconds to travel from Comet 230P/LINEAR and arrive to us.

463,788,757
3.100236
25 minutes and 47.0328 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 230P/LINEAR 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 230P/LINEAR 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 230P/LINEAR from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 230P/LINEAR to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 230P/LINEAR to Earth happens on Sat Dec 5 2015 at a distance of 0.54777101 Astronomical Units, or 81,945,377 kilometers:

Sat Dec 5 2015
81,945,377
0.547771

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

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