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How Far is Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) from Earth is currently 1,900,196,704 kilometers, equivalent to 12.702030 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 45 minutes and 38.3739 seconds to travel from Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) and arrive to us.

1,900,196,704
12.702030
1 hours, 45 minutes and 38.3739 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) 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 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 0.70900021 Astronomical Units, or 106,064,922 kilometers:

Mon Dec 12 2016
106,064,922
0.709000

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

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