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How Far is Comet C/2016 A3 (PANSTARRS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2016 A3 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is currently 839,080,177 kilometers, equivalent to 5.608905 Astronomical Units. Light takes 46 minutes and 38.8702 seconds to travel from Comet C/2016 A3 (PANSTARRS) and arrive to us.

839,080,177
5.608905
46 minutes and 38.8702 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2016 A3 (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/2016 A3 (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/2016 A3 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2016 A3 (PANSTARRS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2016 A3 (PANSTARRS) to Earth happens on Tue Mar 11 2059 at a distance of 3.73764564 Astronomical Units, or 559,143,831 kilometers:

Tue Mar 11 2059
559,143,831
3.737646

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

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