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How Far is Comet 378P/McNaught from Earth?

The distance of Comet 378P/McNaught from Earth is currently 712,987,001 kilometers, equivalent to 4.766024 Astronomical Units. Light takes 39 minutes and 38.2686 seconds to travel from Comet 378P/McNaught and arrive to us.

712,987,001
4.766024
39 minutes and 38.2686 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 2.34004017 Astronomical Units, or 350,065,028 kilometers:

Fri Jul 11 2036
350,065,028
2.340040

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

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