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

The distance of Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup from Earth is currently 880,443,959 kilometers, equivalent to 5.885404 Astronomical Units. Light takes 48 minutes and 56.8449 seconds to travel from Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup and arrive to us.

880,443,959
5.885404
48 minutes and 56.8449 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 0.30740863 Astronomical Units, or 45,987,677 kilometers:

Thu Apr 15 2083
45,987,677
0.307409

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

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