How Far is Comet West (C/1975 V1-A) from Earth?
The distance of Comet West (C/1975 V1-A) from Earth is currently 10,720,528,530 kilometers, equivalent to 71.662307 Astronomical Units. Light takes 9 hours, 55 minutes and 59.8340 seconds to travel from Comet West (C/1975 V1-A) and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet West (C/1975 V1-A) 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/1975 V1-A (West) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet West (C/1975 V1-A) to Earth
Between January 1900 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet West (C/1975 V1-A) to Earth happens on Sun Feb 29 1976 at a distance of 0.79418136 Astronomical Units, or 118,807,840 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.