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How Far is Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques) from Earth is currently 1,052,948,251 kilometers, equivalent to 7.038524 Astronomical Units. Light takes 58 minutes and 32.2573 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques) and arrive to us.

1,052,948,251
7.038524
58 minutes and 32.2573 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques) 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 K6 (Jacques) 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 K6 (Jacques) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2017 K6 (Jacques) to Earth happens on Sun Dec 17 2017 at a distance of 1.82153360 Astronomical Units, or 272,497,548 kilometers:

Sun Dec 17 2017
272,497,548
1.821534

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

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