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How Far is Comet C/2017 T1 (Heinze) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2017 T1 (Heinze) from Earth is currently 1,588,220,735 kilometers, equivalent to 10.616600 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 28 minutes and 17.7341 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 T1 (Heinze) and arrive to us.

1,588,220,735
10.616600
1 hours, 28 minutes and 17.7341 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2017 T1 (Heinze) 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 T1 (Heinze) 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 T1 (Heinze) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2017 T1 (Heinze) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2017 T1 (Heinze) to Earth happens on Fri Jan 5 2018 at a distance of 0.22279741 Astronomical Units, or 33,330,018 kilometers:

Fri Jan 5 2018
33,330,018
0.222797

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

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