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How Far is Comet C/2017 K4 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2017 K4 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 1,292,156,104 kilometers, equivalent to 8.637530 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 11 minutes and 50.1688 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 K4 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

1,292,156,104
8.637530
1 hours, 11 minutes and 50.1688 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2017 K4 (ATLAS) 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 K4 (ATLAS) 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 K4 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2017 K4 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2017 K4 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Mon Jul 3 2017 at a distance of 2.31073666 Astronomical Units, or 345,681,285 kilometers:

Mon Jul 3 2017
345,681,285
2.310737

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

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