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How Far is Comet C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is currently 668,220,852 kilometers, equivalent to 4.466781 Astronomical Units. Light takes 37 minutes and 8.9448 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS) and arrive to us.

668,220,852
4.466781
37 minutes and 8.9448 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 N1 (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 N1 (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 N1 (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 N1 (PANSTARRS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS) to Earth happens on Wed Feb 3 2021 at a distance of 1.22807056 Astronomical Units, or 183,716,741 kilometers:

Wed Feb 3 2021
183,716,741
1.228071

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

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