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How Far is Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) from Earth is currently 834,322,501 kilometers, equivalent to 5.577101 Astronomical Units. Light takes 46 minutes and 23.0003 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) and arrive to us.

834,322,501
5.577101
46 minutes and 23.0003 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) 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/2017 B3 (LINEAR) 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/2017 B3 (LINEAR) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) to Earth happens on Tue Aug 20 2019 at a distance of 3.48026687 Astronomical Units, or 520,640,514 kilometers:

Tue Aug 20 2019
520,640,514
3.480267

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

See Also

Available Resources for Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR)