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How Far is Comet 68P/Klemola from Earth?

The distance of Comet 68P/Klemola from Earth is currently 435,473,596 kilometers, equivalent to 2.910961 Astronomical Units. Light takes 24 minutes and 12.5836 seconds to travel from Comet 68P/Klemola and arrive to us.

435,473,596
2.910961
24 minutes and 12.5836 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 68P/Klemola 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 68P/Klemola 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 68P/Klemola from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 68P/Klemola to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 68P/Klemola to Earth happens on Thu Aug 14 2081 at a distance of 1.06223165 Astronomical Units, or 158,907,593 kilometers:

Thu Aug 14 2081
158,907,593
1.062232

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

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