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How Far is Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) from Earth is currently 574,535,981 kilometers, equivalent to 3.840536 Astronomical Units. Light takes 31 minutes and 56.4457 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) and arrive to us.

574,535,981
3.840536
31 minutes and 56.4457 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 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 F3 (NEOWISE) 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 F3 (NEOWISE) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) to Earth happens on Thu Jul 23 2020 at a distance of 0.69185434 Astronomical Units, or 103,499,936 kilometers:

Thu Jul 23 2020
103,499,936
0.691854

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

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