How Far is Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels from Earth?
The distance of Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels from Earth is currently 897,757,071 kilometers, equivalent to 6.001135 Astronomical Units. Light takes 49 minutes and 54.5953 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 0.44480490 Astronomical Units, or 66,541,866 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.