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How Far is Comet 249P/LINEAR from Earth?

The distance of Comet 249P/LINEAR from Earth is currently 318,713,197 kilometers, equivalent to 2.130466 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 43.1128 seconds to travel from Comet 249P/LINEAR and arrive to us.

318,713,197
2.130466
17 minutes and 43.1128 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet 249P/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 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 0.05057223 Astronomical Units, or 7,565,498 kilometers:

Thu Apr 23 2076
7,565,498
0.050572

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

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