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How Far is Comet 263P/Gibbs from Earth?

The distance of Comet 263P/Gibbs from Earth is currently 590,630,893 kilometers, equivalent to 3.948124 Astronomical Units. Light takes 32 minutes and 50.1326 seconds to travel from Comet 263P/Gibbs and arrive to us.

590,630,893
3.948124
32 minutes and 50.1326 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 0.32263868 Astronomical Units, or 48,266,060 kilometers:

Sun Feb 2 2087
48,266,060
0.322639

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

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