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How Far is Comet 81P/Wild 2 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 81P/Wild 2 from Earth is currently 584,040,916 kilometers, equivalent to 3.904072 Astronomical Units. Light takes 32 minutes and 28.1508 seconds to travel from Comet 81P/Wild 2 and arrive to us.

584,040,916
3.904072
32 minutes and 28.1508 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 81P/Wild 2 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 81P/Wild 2 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 81P/Wild 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 81P/Wild 2 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 81P/Wild 2 to Earth happens on Sat Apr 5 2042 at a distance of 0.65385245 Astronomical Units, or 97,814,935 kilometers:

Sat Apr 5 2042
97,814,935
0.653852

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

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