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How Far is Comet C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland) from Earth is currently 13,445,353,105 kilometers, equivalent to 89.876634 Astronomical Units. Light takes 12 hours, 27 minutes and 28.8704 seconds to travel from Comet C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland) and arrive to us.

13,445,353,105
89.876634
12 hours, 27 minutes and 28.8704 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland) 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/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland) from Earth between January 1900 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/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland) to Earth

Between January 1900 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland) to Earth happens on Sat Apr 20 1957 at a distance of 0.56958619 Astronomical Units, or 85,208,882 kilometers:

Sat Apr 20 1957
85,208,882
0.569586

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

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