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How Far is Comet C/2017 M4 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2017 M4 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 933,799,873 kilometers, equivalent to 6.242067 Astronomical Units. Light takes 51 minutes and 54.8211 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 M4 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

933,799,873
6.242067
51 minutes and 54.8211 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2017 M4 (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 M4 (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 M4 (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 M4 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2017 M4 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Tue May 14 2019 at a distance of 2.48075465 Astronomical Units, or 371,115,615 kilometers:

Tue May 14 2019
371,115,615
2.480755

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

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