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Comets » Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS)

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

The distance of Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 1,038,666,565 kilometers, equivalent to 6.943057 Astronomical Units. Light takes 57 minutes and 44.6187 seconds to travel from Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

1,038,666,565
6.943057
57 minutes and 44.6187 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 2014 and January 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 2014 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2020 Y2 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Sun Mar 20 2022 at a distance of 2.91955832 Astronomical Units, or 436,759,709 kilometers:

Sun Mar 20 2022
436,759,709
2.919558

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

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