How Far is Comet C/2023 A1 (Leonard) from Earth?
The distance of Comet C/2023 A1 (Leonard) from Earth is currently 400,271,997 kilometers, equivalent to 2.675653 Astronomical Units. Light takes 22 minutes and 15.1637 seconds to travel from Comet C/2023 A1 (Leonard) and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/2023 A1 (Leonard) 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/2023 A1 (Leonard) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet C/2023 A1 (Leonard) to Earth
Between January 2014 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/2023 A1 (Leonard) to Earth happens on Thu Mar 2 2023 at a distance of 1.18698722 Astronomical Units, or 177,570,761 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.