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How Far is Comet C/2021 U5 (Catalina) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2021 U5 (Catalina) from Earth is currently 353,649,930 kilometers, equivalent to 2.364004 Astronomical Units. Light takes 19 minutes and 39.6492 seconds to travel from Comet C/2021 U5 (Catalina) and arrive to us.

353,649,930
2.364004
19 minutes and 39.6492 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2021 U5 (Catalina) 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 U5 (Catalina) 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 U5 (Catalina) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/2021 U5 (Catalina) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2021 U5 (Catalina) to Earth happens on Fri Mar 4 2022 at a distance of 1.46478235 Astronomical Units, or 219,128,322 kilometers:

Fri Mar 4 2022
219,128,322
1.464782

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

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