How Far is Comet 66P/du Toit from Earth?
The distance of Comet 66P/du Toit from Earth is currently 944,968,175 kilometers, equivalent to 6.316722 Astronomical Units. Light takes 52 minutes and 32.0745 seconds to travel from Comet 66P/du Toit and arrive to us.
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.
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 0.89600276 Astronomical Units, or 134,040,105 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.