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How Far is Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels from Earth?

The distance of Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels from Earth is currently 835,699,642 kilometers, equivalent to 5.586307 Astronomical Units. Light takes 46 minutes and 27.5939 seconds to travel from Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels and arrive to us.

835,699,642
5.586307
46 minutes and 27.5939 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels 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 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 0.44480490 Astronomical Units, or 66,541,866 kilometers:

Sun Oct 28 2018
66,541,866
0.444805

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

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