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How Far is Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) from Earth is currently 337,459,329 kilometers, equivalent to 2.255776 Astronomical Units. Light takes 18 minutes and 45.6432 seconds to travel from Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) and arrive to us.

337,459,329
2.255776
18 minutes and 45.6432 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2022 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/2022 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/2022 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/2022 E3 (ZTF) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) to Earth happens on Thu Feb 2 2023 at a distance of 0.28406385 Astronomical Units, or 42,495,348 kilometers:

Thu Feb 2 2023
42,495,348
0.284064

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

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