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How Far is Comet 289P/Blanpain from Earth?

The distance of Comet 289P/Blanpain from Earth is currently 486,989,786 kilometers, equivalent to 3.255326 Astronomical Units. Light takes 27 minutes and 4.4231 seconds to travel from Comet 289P/Blanpain and arrive to us.

486,989,786
3.255326
27 minutes and 4.4231 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet 289P/Blanpain 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 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 Wed Nov 7 2035 at a distance of 0.08229264 Astronomical Units, or 12,310,804 kilometers:

Wed Nov 7 2035
12,310,804
0.082293

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

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