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How Far is Asteroid 5 Astraea from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 5 Astraea from Earth is currently 500,176,524 kilometers, equivalent to 3.343474 Astronomical Units. Light takes 27 minutes and 48.4093 seconds to travel from Asteroid 5 Astraea and arrive to us.

500,176,524
3.343474
27 minutes and 48.4093 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 5 Astraea 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 Asteroid 5 Astraea 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 5 Astraea from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 5 Astraea to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 5 Astraea to Earth happens on Mon Feb 15 2016 at a distance of 1.09542470 Astronomical Units, or 163,873,203 kilometers:

Mon Feb 15 2016
163,873,203
1.095425

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

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