How Far is Comet C/2021 G2 (Atlas) from Earth?
The distance of Comet C/2021 G2 (Atlas) from Earth is currently 968,583,460 kilometers, equivalent to 6.474581 Astronomical Units. Light takes 53 minutes and 50.8467 seconds to travel from Comet C/2021 G2 (Atlas) and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2021 G2 (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.
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 G2 (Atlas) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet C/2021 G2 (Atlas) to Earth
Between January 2000 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2021 G2 (Atlas) to Earth happens on Mon Apr 15 2024 at a distance of 4.23773612 Astronomical Units, or 633,956,301 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.