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How Far is Comet C/2018 O1 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2018 O1 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 1,137,725,030 kilometers, equivalent to 7.605222 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 3 minutes and 15.0422 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 O1 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

1,137,725,030
7.605222
1 hours, 3 minutes and 15.0422 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2018 O1 (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 O1 (ATLAS) from Earth between January 1970 and January 1970

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 O1 (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 O1 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 1970 and January 1970 the closest approach of Comet C/2018 O1 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Thu Jan 1 1970 at a distance of -0.12023933 Astronomical Units, or -17,987,547 kilometers:

Thu Jan 1 1970
-17,987,547
-0.120239

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

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