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How Far is Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) from Earth is currently 737,990,329 kilometers, equivalent to 4.933161 Astronomical Units. Light takes 41 minutes and 1.6708 seconds to travel from Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) and arrive to us.

737,990,329
4.933161
41 minutes and 1.6708 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) 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 C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) 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 C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) to Earth happens on Tue Aug 27 2075 at a distance of 4.68238100 Astronomical Units, or 700,474,229 kilometers:

Tue Aug 27 2075
700,474,229
4.682381

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

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