How Far is Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux from Earth?
The distance of Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux from Earth is currently 981,895,676 kilometers, equivalent to 6.563567 Astronomical Units. Light takes 54 minutes and 35.2514 seconds to travel from Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux 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 49P/Arend-Rigaux from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux to Earth happens on Sat Dec 27 2031 at a distance of 0.55945761 Astronomical Units, or 83,693,667 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.