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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 211,837,419 kilometers, equivalent to 1.416046 Astronomical Units. Light takes 11 minutes and 46.6136 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 T2 (Palomar) and arrive to us.

211,837,419
1.416046
11 minutes and 46.6136 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 1.41425076 Astronomical Units, or 211,568,903 kilometers:

Wed May 12 2021
211,568,903
1.414251

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

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