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How Far is Comet C/2020 H4 (Leonard) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 H4 (Leonard) from Earth is currently 261,571,556 kilometers, equivalent to 1.748498 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 minutes and 32.5088 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 H4 (Leonard) and arrive to us.

261,571,556
1.748498
14 minutes and 32.5088 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 H4 (Leonard) 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 H4 (Leonard) 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 H4 (Leonard) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 H4 (Leonard) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 H4 (Leonard) to Earth happens on Thu Jul 9 2020 at a distance of 1.15102631 Astronomical Units, or 172,191,085 kilometers:

Thu Jul 9 2020
172,191,085
1.151026

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

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