How Far is Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup from Earth?
The distance of Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup from Earth is currently 849,336,374 kilometers, equivalent to 5.677463 Astronomical Units. Light takes 47 minutes and 13.0812 seconds to travel from Comet 26P/Grigg-Skjellerup and arrive to us.
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.
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 0.30741666 Astronomical Units, or 45,988,878 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.