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How Far is Comet 65P/Gunn from Earth?

The distance of Comet 65P/Gunn from Earth is currently 841,634,314 kilometers, equivalent to 5.625978 Astronomical Units. Light takes 46 minutes and 47.3899 seconds to travel from Comet 65P/Gunn and arrive to us.

841,634,314
5.625978
46 minutes and 47.3899 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 65P/Gunn 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 65P/Gunn 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 65P/Gunn from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 65P/Gunn to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 65P/Gunn to Earth happens on Fri Jun 15 2040 at a distance of 1.67879871 Astronomical Units, or 251,144,713 kilometers:

Fri Jun 15 2040
251,144,713
1.678799

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

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