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How Far is Comet C/2015 X7 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2015 X7 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 1,716,001,442 kilometers, equivalent to 11.470761 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 35 minutes and 23.9647 seconds to travel from Comet C/2015 X7 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

1,716,001,442
11.470761
1 hours, 35 minutes and 23.9647 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2015 X7 (ATLAS) 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 X7 (ATLAS) 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 X7 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2015 X7 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2015 X7 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Wed Feb 8 2017 at a distance of 3.19175072 Astronomical Units, or 477,479,112 kilometers:

Wed Feb 8 2017
477,479,112
3.191751

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

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