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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.

944,968,175
6.316722
52 minutes and 32.0745 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 0.89600276 Astronomical Units, or 134,040,105 kilometers:

Fri May 18 2018
134,040,105
0.896003

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

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