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How Far is Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) from Earth?

The distance of Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) from Earth is currently 898,119,969 kilometers, equivalent to 6.003561 Astronomical Units. Light takes 49 minutes and 55.8057 seconds to travel from Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) and arrive to us.

898,119,969
6.003561
49 minutes and 55.8057 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) 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 ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) 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 Y4 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) to Earth happens on Sun May 24 2020 at a distance of 0.78598265 Astronomical Units, or 117,581,331 kilometers:

Sun May 24 2020
117,581,331
0.785983

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

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