How Far is Comet C/2022 L2 (ATLAS) from Earth?
The distance of Comet C/2022 L2 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 837,247,719 kilometers, equivalent to 5.596655 Astronomical Units. Light takes 46 minutes and 32.7578 seconds to travel from Comet C/2022 L2 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2022 L2 (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/2022 L2 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet C/2022 L2 (ATLAS) to Earth
Between January 2014 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2022 L2 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Sat Apr 6 2024 at a distance of 1.87162580 Astronomical Units, or 279,991,235 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.