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How Far is Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham from Earth?

The distance of Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham from Earth is currently 1,069,449,810 kilometers, equivalent to 7.148830 Astronomical Units. Light takes 59 minutes and 27.3006 seconds to travel from Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham and arrive to us.

1,069,449,810
7.148830
59 minutes and 27.3006 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham 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 56P/Slaughter-Burnham 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 56P/Slaughter-Burnham from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham to Earth happens on Tue Oct 25 2061 at a distance of 1.47234135 Astronomical Units, or 220,259,131 kilometers:

Tue Oct 25 2061
220,259,131
1.472341

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

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