How Far is Comet 398P/Boattini from Earth?
The distance of Comet 398P/Boattini from Earth is currently 880,066,254 kilometers, equivalent to 5.882880 Astronomical Units. Light takes 48 minutes and 55.5850 seconds to travel from Comet 398P/Boattini and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 398P/Boattini 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 398P/Boattini from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 398P/Boattini to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 398P/Boattini to Earth happens on Wed Dec 23 2020 at a distance of 0.37543831 Astronomical Units, or 56,164,772 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.