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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 624,620,468 kilometers, equivalent to 4.175330 Astronomical Units. Light takes 34 minutes and 43.5096 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 J1 (SONEAR) and arrive to us.

624,620,468
4.175330
34 minutes and 43.5096 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 2.36592373 Astronomical Units, or 353,937,152 kilometers:

Mon May 17 2021
353,937,152
2.365924

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

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