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How Far is Comet McNaught (C/2006 P1) from Earth?

The distance of Comet McNaught (C/2006 P1) from Earth is currently 4,820,620,495 kilometers, equivalent to 32.223858 Astronomical Units. Light takes 4 hours, 27 minutes and 59.8591 seconds to travel from Comet McNaught (C/2006 P1) and arrive to us.

4,820,620,495
32.223858
4 hours, 27 minutes and 59.8591 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet McNaught (C/2006 P1) 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 McNaught (C/2006 P1) 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/2006 P1 (McNaught) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet McNaught (C/2006 P1) to Earth

Between January 1900 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet McNaught (C/2006 P1) to Earth happens on Mon Jan 15 2007 at a distance of 0.81790281 Astronomical Units, or 122,356,519 kilometers:

Mon Jan 15 2007
122,356,519
0.817903

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

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