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How Far is Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is currently 1,694,858,780 kilometers, equivalent to 11.329431 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 34 minutes and 13.4404 seconds to travel from Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) and arrive to us.

1,694,858,780
11.329431
1 hours, 34 minutes and 13.4404 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) 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/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) 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/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) to Earth happens on Wed Apr 19 2017 at a distance of 1.17846402 Astronomical Units, or 176,295,709 kilometers:

Wed Apr 19 2017
176,295,709
1.178464

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

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