Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Latest Perseverance Images received 4 hours 13 mins ago for Sol74
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

How Far is Comet 398P/Boattini from Earth?

The distance of Comet 398P/Boattini from Earth is currently 239,667,072 kilometers, equivalent to 1.602075 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 19.4433 seconds to travel from Comet 398P/Boattini and arrive to us.

239,667,072
1.602075
13 minutes and 19.4433 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet 398P/Boattini 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 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 0.37545490 Astronomical Units, or 56,167,254 kilometers:

Wed Dec 23 2020
56,167,254
0.375455

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

See Also