How Far is Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) from Earth?
The distance of Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) from Earth is currently 2,918,960,046 kilometers, equivalent to 19.512043 Astronomical Units. Light takes 2 hours, 42 minutes and 16.6027 seconds to travel from Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) 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.
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 U1 (NEOWISE) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) to Earth happens on Mon Dec 12 2016 at a distance of 0.70900209 Astronomical Units, or 106,065,204 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.