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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.

837,247,719
5.596655
46 minutes and 32.7578 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet C/2022 L2 (ATLAS) from Earth between January 2014 and January 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 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:

Sat Apr 6 2024
279,991,235
1.871626

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

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