How Far is Comet 289P/Blanpain from Earth?
The distance of Comet 289P/Blanpain from Earth is currently 206,370,215 kilometers, equivalent to 1.379500 Astronomical Units. Light takes 11 minutes and 28.3769 seconds to travel from Comet 289P/Blanpain and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 289P/Blanpain 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 289P/Blanpain from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 289P/Blanpain to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 289P/Blanpain to Earth happens on Sat Jan 11 2020 at a distance of 0.08986062 Astronomical Units, or 13,442,958 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.