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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 185,243,194 kilometers, equivalent to 1.238274 Astronomical Units. Light takes 10 minutes and 17.9048 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 W2 (Africano) and arrive to us.

185,243,194
1.238274
10 minutes and 17.9048 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 0.49437710 Astronomical Units, or 73,957,762 kilometers:

Fri Sep 27 2019
73,957,762
0.494377

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

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