How Far is Comet 48P/Johnson from Earth?
The distance of Comet 48P/Johnson from Earth is currently 721,028,437 kilometers, equivalent to 4.819777 Astronomical Units. Light takes 40 minutes and 5.0920 seconds to travel from Comet 48P/Johnson and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 48P/Johnson 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 48P/Johnson from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 48P/Johnson to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 48P/Johnson to Earth happens on Wed Aug 30 2084 at a distance of 0.94885707 Astronomical Units, or 141,946,997 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.