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How Far is Comet C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) from Earth is currently 662,603,482 kilometers, equivalent to 4.429231 Astronomical Units. Light takes 36 minutes and 50.2073 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) and arrive to us.

662,603,482
4.429231
36 minutes and 50.2073 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) 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 A6 (Gibbs) 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 A6 (Gibbs) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2018 A6 (Gibbs) to Earth happens on Sun Mar 17 2019 at a distance of 2.72426219 Astronomical Units, or 407,543,823 kilometers:

Sun Mar 17 2019
407,543,823
2.724262

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

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