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How Far is Comet 66P/du Toit from Earth?

The distance of Comet 66P/du Toit from Earth is currently 754,949,514 kilometers, equivalent to 5.046526 Astronomical Units. Light takes 41 minutes and 58.2405 seconds to travel from Comet 66P/du Toit and arrive to us.

754,949,514
5.046526
41 minutes and 58.2405 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 66P/du Toit 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 66P/du Toit 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 66P/du Toit from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 66P/du Toit to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 66P/du Toit to Earth happens on Fri May 18 2018 at a distance of 0.89600279 Astronomical Units, or 134,040,110 kilometers:

Fri May 18 2018
134,040,110
0.896003

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

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