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How Far is Comet 255P/Levy from Earth?

The distance of Comet 255P/Levy from Earth is currently 268,542,324 kilometers, equivalent to 1.795095 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 55.7608 seconds to travel from Comet 255P/Levy and arrive to us.

268,542,324
1.795095
14 minutes and 55.7608 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 255P/Levy 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 255P/Levy 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 255P/Levy from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 255P/Levy to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 255P/Levy to Earth happens on Tue Oct 23 2057 at a distance of 0.26871468 Astronomical Units, or 40,199,143 kilometers:

Tue Oct 23 2057
40,199,143
0.268715

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

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