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How Far is Comet C/2018 X2 (Fitzsimmons) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2018 X2 (Fitzsimmons) from Earth is currently 917,262,313 kilometers, equivalent to 6.131520 Astronomical Units. Light takes 50 minutes and 59.6577 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 X2 (Fitzsimmons) and arrive to us.

917,262,313
6.131520
50 minutes and 59.6577 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2018 X2 (Fitzsimmons) 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 X2 (Fitzsimmons) 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 X2 (Fitzsimmons) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2018 X2 (Fitzsimmons) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2018 X2 (Fitzsimmons) to Earth happens on Mon Jan 7 2019 at a distance of 2.23105980 Astronomical Units, or 333,761,796 kilometers:

Mon Jan 7 2019
333,761,796
2.231060

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

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