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How Far is Comet C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE) from Earth is currently 154,803,263 kilometers, equivalent to 1.034796 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 36.3681 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE) and arrive to us.

154,803,263
1.034796
8 minutes and 36.3681 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE) 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 P1 (NEOWISE) 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 P1 (NEOWISE) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 P1 (NEOWISE) to Earth happens on Tue Oct 13 2020 at a distance of 0.65865847 Astronomical Units, or 98,533,905 kilometers:

Tue Oct 13 2020
98,533,905
0.658658

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

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