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How Far is Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) from Earth?

The distance of Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) from Earth is currently 882,931,734 kilometers, equivalent to 5.902034 Astronomical Units. Light takes 49 minutes and 5.1432 seconds to travel from Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) and arrive to us.

882,931,734
5.902034
49 minutes and 5.1432 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) from Earth between January 2013 and December 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/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 0.23399400 Astronomical Units, or 35,005,004 kilometers:

Mon Dec 13 2021
35,005,004
0.233994

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

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