How Far is Comet 249P/LINEAR from Earth?
The distance of Comet 249P/LINEAR from Earth is currently 637,156,723 kilometers, equivalent to 4.259130 Astronomical Units. Light takes 35 minutes and 25.3261 seconds to travel from Comet 249P/LINEAR and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 249P/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.
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 249P/LINEAR from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 249P/LINEAR to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 249P/LINEAR to Earth happens on Thu Apr 23 2076 at a distance of 0.05056882 Astronomical Units, or 7,564,988 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.