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How Far is Comet C/2018 W1 (Catalina) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2018 W1 (Catalina) from Earth is currently 270,182,536 kilometers, equivalent to 1.806059 Astronomical Units. Light takes 15 minutes and 1.2319 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 W1 (Catalina) and arrive to us.

270,182,536
1.806059
15 minutes and 1.2319 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2018 W1 (Catalina) 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 W1 (Catalina) 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 W1 (Catalina) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2018 W1 (Catalina) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2018 W1 (Catalina) to Earth happens on Tue Dec 11 2018 at a distance of 1.65147190 Astronomical Units, or 247,056,680 kilometers:

Tue Dec 11 2018
247,056,680
1.651472

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

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