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How Far is Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 599,171,974 kilometers, equivalent to 4.005217 Astronomical Units. Light takes 33 minutes and 18.6226 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

599,171,974
4.005217
33 minutes and 18.6226 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2020 Y2 (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 Y2 (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 Y2 (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 Y2 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Sun Mar 20 2022 at a distance of 2.91979083 Astronomical Units, or 436,794,492 kilometers:

Sun Mar 20 2022
436,794,492
2.919791

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

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