How Far is Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 from Earth?
The distance of Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 from Earth is currently 862,090,169 kilometers, equivalent to 5.762717 Astronomical Units. Light takes 47 minutes and 55.6233 seconds to travel from Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 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 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 to Earth happens on Mon Jan 26 2088 at a distance of 0.41267268 Astronomical Units, or 61,734,954 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.