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How Far is Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell from Earth?

The distance of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell from Earth is currently 698,216,892 kilometers, equivalent to 4.667292 Astronomical Units. Light takes 38 minutes and 49.0009 seconds to travel from Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell and arrive to us.

698,216,892
4.667292
38 minutes and 49.0009 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell 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 52P/Harrington-Abell 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 52P/Harrington-Abell from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell to Earth happens on Thu Jan 29 2037 at a distance of 0.87853760 Astronomical Units, or 131,427,355 kilometers:

Thu Jan 29 2037
131,427,355
0.878538

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

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