How Far is Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels from Earth?
The distance of Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels from Earth is currently 1,002,711,803 kilometers, equivalent to 6.702714 Astronomical Units. Light takes 55 minutes and 44.6866 seconds to travel from Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels 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 64P/Swift-Gehrels from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels to Earth happens on Sun Oct 28 2018 at a distance of 0.44480457 Astronomical Units, or 66,541,817 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.