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How Far is Comet C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) from Earth is currently 900,462,808 kilometers, equivalent to 6.019222 Astronomical Units. Light takes 50 minutes and 3.6206 seconds to travel from Comet C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) and arrive to us.

900,462,808
6.019222
50 minutes and 3.6206 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) 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 Y1 (Iwamoto) 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 Y1 (Iwamoto) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto) to Earth happens on Wed Feb 13 2019 at a distance of 0.30397497 Astronomical Units, or 45,474,008 kilometers:

Wed Feb 13 2019
45,474,008
0.303975

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

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