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How Far is Comet C/2019 J2 (Palomar) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2019 J2 (Palomar) from Earth is currently 936,322,574 kilometers, equivalent to 6.258930 Astronomical Units. Light takes 52 minutes and 3.2359 seconds to travel from Comet C/2019 J2 (Palomar) and arrive to us.

936,322,574
6.258930
52 minutes and 3.2359 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2019 J2 (Palomar) 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/2019 J2 (Palomar) 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/2019 J2 (Palomar) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2019 J2 (Palomar) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2019 J2 (Palomar) to Earth happens on Sun Jul 14 2019 at a distance of 1.75645246 Astronomical Units, or 262,761,548 kilometers:

Sun Jul 14 2019
262,761,548
1.756452

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

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