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How Far is Comet 263P/Gibbs from Earth?

The distance of Comet 263P/Gibbs from Earth is currently 736,034,939 kilometers, equivalent to 4.920090 Astronomical Units. Light takes 40 minutes and 55.1483 seconds to travel from Comet 263P/Gibbs and arrive to us.

736,034,939
4.920090
40 minutes and 55.1483 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 263P/Gibbs 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 263P/Gibbs 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 263P/Gibbs from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 263P/Gibbs to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 263P/Gibbs to Earth happens on Sun Feb 2 2087 at a distance of 0.32263668 Astronomical Units, or 48,265,761 kilometers:

Sun Feb 2 2087
48,265,761
0.322637

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

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