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How Far is Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 from Earth is currently 961,687,490 kilometers, equivalent to 6.428484 Astronomical Units. Light takes 53 minutes and 27.8442 seconds to travel from Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 and arrive to us.

961,687,490
6.428484
53 minutes and 27.8442 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan 1 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 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:

Mon Jan 26 2088
61,734,954
0.412673

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

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