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Comets » Comet 252P/LINEAR

How Far is Comet 252P/LINEAR from Earth?

The distance of Comet 252P/LINEAR from Earth is currently 901,932,537 kilometers, equivalent to 6.029047 Astronomical Units. Light takes 50 minutes and 8.5231 seconds to travel from Comet 252P/LINEAR and arrive to us.

901,932,537
6.029047
50 minutes and 8.5231 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 252P/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 252P/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 252P/LINEAR from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 252P/LINEAR to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 252P/LINEAR to Earth happens on Tue Mar 22 2016 at a distance of 0.03573458 Astronomical Units, or 5,345,817 kilometers:

Tue Mar 22 2016
5,345,817
0.035735

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

See Also

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