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How Far is Comet C/2020 S8 (Lemmon) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 S8 (Lemmon) from Earth is currently 218,730,256 kilometers, equivalent to 1.462121 Astronomical Units. Light takes 12 minutes and 9.6056 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 S8 (Lemmon) and arrive to us.

218,730,256
1.462121
12 minutes and 9.6056 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 S8 (Lemmon) 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 S8 (Lemmon) 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 S8 (Lemmon) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 S8 (Lemmon) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 S8 (Lemmon) to Earth happens on Fri Apr 23 2021 at a distance of 1.41879484 Astronomical Units, or 212,248,688 kilometers:

Fri Apr 23 2021
212,248,688
1.418795

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

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