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How Far is Comet C/2018 A3 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2018 A3 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 938,555,914 kilometers, equivalent to 6.273859 Astronomical Units. Light takes 52 minutes and 10.6855 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 A3 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

938,555,914
6.273859
52 minutes and 10.6855 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2018 A3 (ATLAS) 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 A3 (ATLAS) 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 A3 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2018 A3 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2018 A3 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Thu Jan 10 2019 at a distance of 2.60580249 Astronomical Units, or 389,822,505 kilometers:

Thu Jan 10 2019
389,822,505
2.605802

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

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