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How Far is Comet C/2021 E3 (ZTF) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2021 E3 (ZTF) from Earth is currently 228,337,190 kilometers, equivalent to 1.526340 Astronomical Units. Light takes 12 minutes and 41.6509 seconds to travel from Comet C/2021 E3 (ZTF) and arrive to us.

228,337,190
1.526340
12 minutes and 41.6509 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2021 E3 (ZTF) 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 E3 (ZTF) 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 E3 (ZTF) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2021 E3 (ZTF) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2021 E3 (ZTF) to Earth happens on Wed Jun 1 2022 at a distance of 1.21448068 Astronomical Units, or 181,683,723 kilometers:

Wed Jun 1 2022
181,683,723
1.214481

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

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