How Far is Comet 255P/Levy from Earth?
The distance of Comet 255P/Levy from Earth is currently 638,447,888 kilometers, equivalent to 4.267761 Astronomical Units. Light takes 35 minutes and 29.6329 seconds to travel from Comet 255P/Levy and arrive to us.
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.
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 0.26871447 Astronomical Units, or 40,199,113 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.