Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Latest Perseverance Images received 0 hours 7 mins ago for Sol74
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

How Far is Comet 4P/Faye from Earth?

The distance of Comet 4P/Faye from Earth is currently 384,616,333 kilometers, equivalent to 2.571001 Astronomical Units. Light takes 21 minutes and 22.9420 seconds to travel from Comet 4P/Faye and arrive to us.

384,616,333
2.571001
21 minutes and 22.9420 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 4P/Faye 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 4P/Faye 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 4P/Faye from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 4P/Faye to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 4P/Faye to Earth happens on Fri Nov 3 2073 at a distance of 0.61626887 Astronomical Units, or 92,192,511 kilometers:

Fri Nov 3 2073
92,192,511
0.616269

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

See Also