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How Far is Comet C/2020 N2 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 N2 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 432,491,287 kilometers, equivalent to 2.891026 Astronomical Units. Light takes 24 minutes and 2.6356 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 N2 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

432,491,287
2.891026
24 minutes and 2.6356 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 N2 (ATLAS) 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 N2 (ATLAS) 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 N2 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 N2 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 N2 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Mon Jul 27 2020 at a distance of 0.87609784 Astronomical Units, or 131,062,371 kilometers:

Mon Jul 27 2020
131,062,371
0.876098

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

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