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How Far is Comet C/2021 A2 from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2021 A2 from Earth is currently 305,192,553 kilometers, equivalent to 2.040086 Astronomical Units. Light takes 16 minutes and 58.0128 seconds to travel from Comet C/2021 A2 and arrive to us.

305,192,553
2.040086
16 minutes and 58.0128 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2021 A2 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/2021 A2 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/2021 A2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2021 A2 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2021 A2 to Earth happens on Wed Feb 3 2021 at a distance of 0.50718528 Astronomical Units, or 75,873,837 kilometers:

Wed Feb 3 2021
75,873,837
0.507185

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

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