How Far is Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck from Earth?
The distance of Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck from Earth is currently 1,261,905,448 kilometers, equivalent to 8.435317 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 10 minutes and 9.2635 seconds to travel from Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck 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 53P/Van Biesbroeck from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 53P/Van Biesbroeck to Earth happens on Tue Jul 31 2091 at a distance of 0.90501457 Astronomical Units, or 135,388,253 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.