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How Far is Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) from Earth is currently 811,811,967 kilometers, equivalent to 5.426628 Astronomical Units. Light takes 45 minutes and 7.9132 seconds to travel from Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) and arrive to us.

811,811,967
5.426628
45 minutes and 7.9132 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) 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 Q4 (Borisov) 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 Q4 (Borisov) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) to Earth happens on Sat Dec 28 2019 at a distance of 1.93675443 Astronomical Units, or 289,734,339 kilometers:

Sat Dec 28 2019
289,734,339
1.936754

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

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