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How Far is Comet 246P/NEAT from Earth?

The distance of Comet 246P/NEAT from Earth is currently 342,711,611 kilometers, equivalent to 2.290886 Astronomical Units. Light takes 19 minutes and 3.1629 seconds to travel from Comet 246P/NEAT and arrive to us.

342,711,611
2.290886
19 minutes and 3.1629 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 246P/NEAT 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 246P/NEAT 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 246P/NEAT from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 246P/NEAT to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 246P/NEAT to Earth happens on Thu Jul 1 2021 at a distance of 1.94432465 Astronomical Units, or 290,866,828 kilometers:

Thu Jul 1 2021
290,866,828
1.944325

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

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