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How Far is Comet 88P/Howell from Earth?

The distance of Comet 88P/Howell from Earth is currently 361,243,288 kilometers, equivalent to 2.414762 Astronomical Units. Light takes 20 minutes and 4.9779 seconds to travel from Comet 88P/Howell and arrive to us.

361,243,288
2.414762
20 minutes and 4.9779 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 88P/Howell 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 88P/Howell 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 88P/Howell from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 88P/Howell to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 88P/Howell to Earth happens on Mon Jun 2 2042 at a distance of 0.76614676 Astronomical Units, or 114,613,924 kilometers:

Mon Jun 2 2042
114,613,924
0.766147

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

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