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How Far is Comet C/2019 Y1 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2019 Y1 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 444,582,431 kilometers, equivalent to 2.971850 Astronomical Units. Light takes 24 minutes and 42.9674 seconds to travel from Comet C/2019 Y1 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

444,582,431
2.971850
24 minutes and 42.9674 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2019 Y1 (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 Y1 (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 Y1 (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 Y1 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2019 Y1 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Sun May 3 2020 at a distance of 1.10574890 Astronomical Units, or 165,417,681 kilometers:

Sun May 3 2020
165,417,681
1.105749

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

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