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How Far is Comet 378P/McNaught from Earth?

The distance of Comet 378P/McNaught from Earth is currently 578,315,884 kilometers, equivalent to 3.865803 Astronomical Units. Light takes 32 minutes and 9.0541 seconds to travel from Comet 378P/McNaught and arrive to us.

578,315,884
3.865803
32 minutes and 9.0541 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 378P/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.

Distance of Comet 378P/McNaught 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 378P/McNaught from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 378P/McNaught to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 378P/McNaught to Earth happens on Fri Jul 11 2036 at a distance of 2.34003874 Astronomical Units, or 350,064,814 kilometers:

Fri Jul 11 2036
350,064,814
2.340039

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

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