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Comets » Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup

How Far is Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup from Earth?

The distance of Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup from Earth is currently 292,583,862 kilometers, equivalent to 1.955802 Astronomical Units. Light takes 16 minutes and 15.9547 seconds to travel from Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup and arrive to us.

292,583,862
1.955802
16 minutes and 15.9547 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup 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 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup 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 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup to Earth happens on Thu Apr 15 2083 at a distance of 0.30923945 Astronomical Units, or 46,261,563 kilometers:

Thu Apr 15 2083
46,261,563
0.309239

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

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