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How Far is Comet 48P/Johnson from Earth?

The distance of Comet 48P/Johnson from Earth is currently 754,869,651 kilometers, equivalent to 5.045992 Astronomical Units. Light takes 41 minutes and 57.9741 seconds to travel from Comet 48P/Johnson and arrive to us.

754,869,651
5.045992
41 minutes and 57.9741 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet 48P/Johnson 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 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 0.94885715 Astronomical Units, or 141,947,009 kilometers:

Wed Aug 30 2084
141,947,009
0.948857

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

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