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How Far is Comet C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is currently 1,291,847,011 kilometers, equivalent to 8.635464 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 11 minutes and 49.1378 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS) and arrive to us.

1,291,847,011
8.635464
1 hours, 11 minutes and 49.1378 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS) 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 K1 (PANSTARRS) 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 K1 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 K1 (PANSTARRS) to Earth happens on Fri Jun 9 2023 at a distance of 2.47121839 Astronomical Units, or 369,689,010 kilometers:

Fri Jun 9 2023
369,689,010
2.471218

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

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