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How Far is Comet C/2019 J3 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2019 J3 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 830,238,530 kilometers, equivalent to 5.549802 Astronomical Units. Light takes 46 minutes and 9.3776 seconds to travel from Comet C/2019 J3 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

830,238,530
5.549802
46 minutes and 9.3776 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2019 J3 (ATLAS) 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 J3 (ATLAS) 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 J3 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2019 J3 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2019 J3 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Mon Jun 24 2019 at a distance of 1.39892988 Astronomical Units, or 209,276,931 kilometers:

Mon Jun 24 2019
209,276,931
1.398930

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

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