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How Far is Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is currently 338,211,054 kilometers, equivalent to 2.260801 Astronomical Units. Light takes 18 minutes and 48.1506 seconds to travel from Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) and arrive to us.

338,211,054
2.260801
18 minutes and 48.1506 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) 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 T2 (PANSTARRS) 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 T2 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS) to Earth happens on Sun Dec 29 2019 at a distance of 1.52010775 Astronomical Units, or 227,404,883 kilometers:

Sun Dec 29 2019
227,404,883
1.520108

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

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