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How Far is Comet C/2020 S4 (PANSTARRS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 S4 (PANSTARRS) from Earth is currently 437,862,192 kilometers, equivalent to 2.926928 Astronomical Units. Light takes 24 minutes and 20.5511 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 S4 (PANSTARRS) and arrive to us.

437,862,192
2.926928
24 minutes and 20.5511 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 S4 (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 S4 (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 S4 (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 S4 (PANSTARRS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 S4 (PANSTARRS) to Earth happens on Mon Feb 6 2023 at a distance of 2.39424840 Astronomical Units, or 358,174,463 kilometers:

Mon Feb 6 2023
358,174,463
2.394248

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

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