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How Far is Comet C/2020 F2 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 F2 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 1,431,685,375 kilometers, equivalent to 9.570226 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 19 minutes and 35.5884 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 F2 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

1,431,685,375
9.570226
1 hours, 19 minutes and 35.5884 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 F2 (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/2020 F2 (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/2020 F2 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 F2 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 F2 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Wed Apr 20 2022 at a distance of 7.84981733 Astronomical Units, or 1,174,315,960 kilometers:

Wed Apr 20 2022
1,174,315,960
7.849817

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

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