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How Far is Comet C/2017 S6 (Catalina) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2017 S6 (Catalina) from Earth is currently 1,040,079,277 kilometers, equivalent to 6.952501 Astronomical Units. Light takes 57 minutes and 49.3310 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 S6 (Catalina) and arrive to us.

1,040,079,277
6.952501
57 minutes and 49.3310 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2017 S6 (Catalina) 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 S6 (Catalina) 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 S6 (Catalina) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2017 S6 (Catalina) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2017 S6 (Catalina) to Earth happens on Mon Nov 27 2017 at a distance of 1.21167828 Astronomical Units, or 181,264,491 kilometers:

Mon Nov 27 2017
181,264,491
1.211678

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

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