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How Far is Comet C/2019 K7 (Smith) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2019 K7 (Smith) from Earth is currently 731,077,556 kilometers, equivalent to 4.886952 Astronomical Units. Light takes 40 minutes and 38.6122 seconds to travel from Comet C/2019 K7 (Smith) and arrive to us.

731,077,556
4.886952
40 minutes and 38.6122 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2019 K7 (Smith) 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 K7 (Smith) 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 K7 (Smith) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2019 K7 (Smith) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2019 K7 (Smith) to Earth happens on Thu Jul 16 2020 at a distance of 3.64930368 Astronomical Units, or 545,928,062 kilometers:

Thu Jul 16 2020
545,928,062
3.649304

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

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