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How Far is Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan 2 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan 2 from Earth is currently 867,936,340 kilometers, equivalent to 5.801796 Astronomical Units. Light takes 48 minutes and 15.1240 seconds to travel from Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan 2 and arrive to us.

867,936,340
5.801796
48 minutes and 15.1240 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan 2 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 60P/Tsuchinshan 2 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 60P/Tsuchinshan 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan 2 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan 2 to Earth happens on Sun Jan 21 2052 at a distance of 0.66177076 Astronomical Units, or 98,999,497 kilometers:

Sun Jan 21 2052
98,999,497
0.661771

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

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