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