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How Far is Comet 402P/LINEAR from Earth?

The distance of Comet 402P/LINEAR from Earth is currently 751,656,113 kilometers, equivalent to 5.024511 Astronomical Units. Light takes 41 minutes and 47.2549 seconds to travel from Comet 402P/LINEAR and arrive to us.

751,656,113
5.024511
41 minutes and 47.2549 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 402P/LINEAR 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 402P/LINEAR 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 402P/LINEAR from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 402P/LINEAR to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 402P/LINEAR to Earth happens on Tue Dec 28 2021 at a distance of 3.00206664 Astronomical Units, or 449,102,778 kilometers:

Tue Dec 28 2021
449,102,778
3.002067

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

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