Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
🌎 Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

How Far is Comet C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) from Earth is currently 617,783,567 kilometers, equivalent to 4.129628 Astronomical Units. Light takes 34 minutes and 20.7042 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) and arrive to us.

617,783,567
4.129628
34 minutes and 20.7042 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) 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/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) 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/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 A2 (Iwamoto) to Earth happens on Sat Feb 22 2020 at a distance of 0.91284560 Astronomical Units, or 136,559,759 kilometers:

Sat Feb 22 2020
136,559,759
0.912846

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

See Also