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How Far is Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) from Earth is currently 608,204,920 kilometers, equivalent to 4.065599 Astronomical Units. Light takes 33 minutes and 48.7532 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) and arrive to us.

608,204,920
4.065599
33 minutes and 48.7532 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) 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 W2 (Africano) 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 W2 (Africano) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) to Earth happens on Fri Sep 27 2019 at a distance of 0.49435298 Astronomical Units, or 73,954,154 kilometers:

Fri Sep 27 2019
73,954,154
0.494353

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

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