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How Far is Comet 72P/Denning-Fujikawa from Earth?

The distance of Comet 72P/Denning-Fujikawa from Earth is currently 794,261,682 kilometers, equivalent to 5.309311 Astronomical Units. Light takes 44 minutes and 9.3718 seconds to travel from Comet 72P/Denning-Fujikawa and arrive to us.

794,261,682
5.309311
44 minutes and 9.3718 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 72P/Denning-Fujikawa 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 72P/Denning-Fujikawa 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 72P/Denning-Fujikawa from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 72P/Denning-Fujikawa to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 72P/Denning-Fujikawa to Earth happens on Mon Aug 18 2059 at a distance of 0.17287238 Astronomical Units, or 25,861,340 kilometers:

Mon Aug 18 2059
25,861,340
0.172872

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

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