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How Far is Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Earth?

The distance of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Earth is currently 493,760,260 kilometers, equivalent to 3.300583 Astronomical Units. Light takes 27 minutes and 27.0069 seconds to travel from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and arrive to us.

493,760,260
3.300583
27 minutes and 27.0069 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 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 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 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 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to Earth happens on Fri Nov 12 2021 at a distance of 0.41819434 Astronomical Units, or 62,560,982 kilometers:

Fri Nov 12 2021
62,560,982
0.418194

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

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