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How Far is Comet C/2020 K3 (Leonard) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 K3 (Leonard) from Earth is currently 241,281,922 kilometers, equivalent to 1.612870 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 24.8299 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 K3 (Leonard) and arrive to us.

241,281,922
1.612870
13 minutes and 24.8299 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 K3 (Leonard) 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 K3 (Leonard) 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 K3 (Leonard) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 K3 (Leonard) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 K3 (Leonard) to Earth happens on Sun Jul 12 2020 at a distance of 1.32810839 Astronomical Units, or 198,682,187 kilometers:

Sun Jul 12 2020
198,682,187
1.328108

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

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