How Far is Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) from Earth?
The distance of Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) from Earth is currently 947,404,320 kilometers, equivalent to 6.333007 Astronomical Units. Light takes 52 minutes and 40.2006 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) and arrive to us.
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.
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 3.48028073 Astronomical Units, or 520,642,587 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.