How Far is Asteroid 1566 Icarus from Earth?
The distance of Asteroid 1566 Icarus from Earth is currently 290,959,938 kilometers, equivalent to 1.944947 Astronomical Units. Light takes 16 minutes and 10.5379 seconds to travel from Asteroid 1566 Icarus and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 1566 Icarus 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 1566 Icarus from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 1566 Icarus to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 1566 Icarus to Earth happens on Wed Jun 14 2090 at a distance of 0.04380047 Astronomical Units, or 6,552,457 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.