How Far is Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 from Earth?
The distance of Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 from Earth is currently 1,044,409,685 kilometers, equivalent to 6.981448 Astronomical Units. Light takes 58 minutes and 3.7757 seconds to travel from Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 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 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 to Earth happens on Fri Oct 13 2034 at a distance of 4.72586095 Astronomical Units, or 706,978,737 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.