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How Far is Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) from Earth is currently 636,777,741 kilometers, equivalent to 4.256596 Astronomical Units. Light takes 35 minutes and 24.0619 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) and arrive to us.

636,777,741
4.256596
35 minutes and 24.0619 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) 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 J1 (SONEAR) 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 J1 (SONEAR) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) to Earth happens on Mon May 17 2021 at a distance of 2.36597305 Astronomical Units, or 353,944,532 kilometers:

Mon May 17 2021
353,944,532
2.365973

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

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