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How Far is Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) from Earth is currently 591,976,045 kilometers, equivalent to 3.957115 Astronomical Units. Light takes 32 minutes and 54.6195 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) and arrive to us.

591,976,045
3.957115
32 minutes and 54.6195 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) 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 T2 (Palomar) 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 T2 (Palomar) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) to Earth happens on Wed May 12 2021 at a distance of 1.41425576 Astronomical Units, or 211,569,651 kilometers:

Wed May 12 2021
211,569,651
1.414256

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

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