Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
🌎 Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

How Far is Comet C/1969 Y1 (Bennett) from Earth?

The distance of Comet C/1969 Y1 (Bennett) from Earth is currently 10,733,139,240 kilometers, equivalent to 71.746604 Astronomical Units. Light takes 9 hours, 56 minutes and 41.8988 seconds to travel from Comet C/1969 Y1 (Bennett) and arrive to us.

10,733,139,240
71.746604
9 hours, 56 minutes and 41.8988 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet C/1969 Y1 (Bennett) 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/1969 Y1 (Bennett) 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/1969 Y1 (Bennett) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet C/1969 Y1 (Bennett) to Earth

Between January 1900 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet C/1969 Y1 (Bennett) to Earth happens on Thu Mar 26 1970 at a distance of 0.68875332 Astronomical Units, or 103,036,030 kilometers:

Thu Mar 26 1970
103,036,030
0.688753

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

See Also