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How Far is Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) from Earth is currently 283,019,905 kilometers, equivalent to 1.891871 Astronomical Units. Light takes 15 minutes and 44.0528 seconds to travel from Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) and arrive to us.

283,019,905
1.891871
15 minutes and 44.0528 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) 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 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) 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 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36) to Earth happens on Thu Sep 23 2060 at a distance of 0.00500829 Astronomical Units, or 749,230 kilometers:

Thu Sep 23 2060
749,230
0.005008

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

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