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How Far is Comet C/2021 P4 (ATLAS) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2021 P4 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 293,424,593 kilometers, equivalent to 1.961422 Astronomical Units. Light takes 16 minutes and 18.7591 seconds to travel from Comet C/2021 P4 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.

293,424,593
1.961422
16 minutes and 18.7591 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2021 P4 (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/2021 P4 (ATLAS) 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 P4 (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 P4 (ATLAS) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2021 P4 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Wed Jul 13 2022 at a distance of 1.95786596 Astronomical Units, or 292,892,580 kilometers:

Wed Jul 13 2022
292,892,580
1.957866

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

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