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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 777,297,297 kilometers, equivalent to 5.195912 Astronomical Units. Light takes 43 minutes and 12.7847 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 H6 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

777,297,297
5.195912
43 minutes and 12.7847 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 3.85791509 Astronomical Units, or 577,135,884 kilometers:

Fri Apr 30 2021
577,135,884
3.857915

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

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