How Far is Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) from Earth?
The distance of Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) from Earth is currently 536,270,130 kilometers, equivalent to 3.584744 Astronomical Units. Light takes 29 minutes and 48.8046 seconds to travel from Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) 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/2021 A1 (Leonard) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) to Earth happens on Mon Dec 13 2021 at a distance of 0.23401694 Astronomical Units, or 35,008,436 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.