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How Far is Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 535,650,905 kilometers, equivalent to 3.580605 Astronomical Units. Light takes 29 minutes and 46.7391 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

535,650,905
3.580605
29 minutes and 46.7391 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 R4 (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 R4 (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 R4 (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 R4 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Fri Apr 23 2021 at a distance of 0.46395814 Astronomical Units, or 69,407,151 kilometers:

Fri Apr 23 2021
69,407,151
0.463958

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

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