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How Far is Comet 289P/Blanpain from Earth?

The distance of Comet 289P/Blanpain from Earth is currently 845,648,762 kilometers, equivalent to 5.652813 Astronomical Units. Light takes 47 minutes and 0.7806 seconds to travel from Comet 289P/Blanpain and arrive to us.

845,648,762
5.652813
47 minutes and 0.7806 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 0.08229189 Astronomical Units, or 12,310,692 kilometers:

Wed Nov 7 2035
12,310,692
0.082292

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

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