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How Far is Comet 8P/Tuttle from Earth?

The distance of Comet 8P/Tuttle from Earth is currently 567,276,262 kilometers, equivalent to 3.792008 Astronomical Units. Light takes 31 minutes and 32.2299 seconds to travel from Comet 8P/Tuttle and arrive to us.

567,276,262
3.792008
31 minutes and 32.2299 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 8P/Tuttle 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 8P/Tuttle 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 8P/Tuttle from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 8P/Tuttle to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 8P/Tuttle to Earth happens on Mon Dec 28 2048 at a distance of 0.17536701 Astronomical Units, or 26,234,532 kilometers:

Mon Dec 28 2048
26,234,532
0.175367

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

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