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How Far is Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER) from Earth is currently 664,074,441 kilometers, equivalent to 4.439063 Astronomical Units. Light takes 36 minutes and 55.1139 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER) and arrive to us.

664,074,441
4.439063
36 minutes and 55.1139 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER) 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 F5 (MASTER) 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 F5 (MASTER) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 F5 (MASTER) to Earth happens on Sun Aug 22 2021 at a distance of 3.57394912 Astronomical Units, or 534,655,179 kilometers:

Sun Aug 22 2021
534,655,179
3.573949

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

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