How Far is Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham from Earth?
The distance of Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham from Earth is currently 1,006,492,190 kilometers, equivalent to 6.727985 Astronomical Units. Light takes 55 minutes and 57.2966 seconds to travel from Comet 56P/Slaughter-Burnham and arrive to us.
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.
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 1.47234724 Astronomical Units, or 220,260,012 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.