How Far is Comet 284P/McNaught from Earth?
The distance of Comet 284P/McNaught from Earth is currently 471,887,113 kilometers, equivalent to 3.154371 Astronomical Units. Light takes 26 minutes and 14.0460 seconds to travel from Comet 284P/McNaught and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 284P/McNaught 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 284P/McNaught from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 284P/McNaught to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 284P/McNaught to Earth happens on Sat Oct 7 2090 at a distance of 1.01995919 Astronomical Units, or 152,583,723 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.