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How Far is Comet C/2018 A1 (PANSTARRS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2018 A1 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is currently 1,411,869,643 kilometers, equivalent to 9.437766 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 18 minutes and 29.4902 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 A1 (PANSTARRS) and arrive to us.

1,411,869,643
9.437766
1 hours, 18 minutes and 29.4902 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2018 A1 (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/2018 A1 (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/2018 A1 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2018 A1 (PANSTARRS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2018 A1 (PANSTARRS) to Earth happens on Tue Jan 16 2018 at a distance of 1.94303439 Astronomical Units, or 290,673,808 kilometers:

Tue Jan 16 2018
290,673,808
1.943034

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

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