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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 804,446,383 kilometers, equivalent to 5.377392 Astronomical Units. Light takes 44 minutes and 43.3443 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) and arrive to us.

804,446,383
5.377392
44 minutes and 43.3443 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 3.48027511 Astronomical Units, or 520,641,747 kilometers:

Tue Aug 20 2019
520,641,747
3.480275

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

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