Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Latest Perseverance Images received 1 hours 37 mins ago for Sol76
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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.

637,156,723
4.259130
35 minutes and 25.3261 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 0.05056882 Astronomical Units, or 7,564,988 kilometers:

Thu Apr 23 2076
7,564,988
0.050569

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

See Also