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How Far is Comet C/2020 H6 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 H6 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 756,740,967 kilometers, equivalent to 5.058501 Astronomical Units. Light takes 42 minutes and 4.2162 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 H6 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

756,740,967
5.058501
42 minutes and 4.2162 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 H6 (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 H6 (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 H6 (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 H6 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 H6 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Fri Apr 30 2021 at a distance of 3.85796538 Astronomical Units, or 577,143,407 kilometers:

Fri Apr 30 2021
577,143,407
3.857965

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

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