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How Far is Comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1) from Earth is currently 1,572,492,251 kilometers, equivalent to 10.511461 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 27 minutes and 25.2695 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1) and arrive to us.

1,572,492,251
10.511461
1 hours, 27 minutes and 25.2695 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1) 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 O1 (ASASSN1) 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 O1 (ASASSN1) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1) to Earth happens on Wed Oct 18 2017 at a distance of 0.71974652 Astronomical Units, or 107,672,547 kilometers:

Wed Oct 18 2017
107,672,547
0.719747

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

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