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How Far is Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) from Earth?

The distance of Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) from Earth is currently 11,044,693,262 kilometers, equivalent to 73.829214 Astronomical Units. Light takes 10 hours, 14 minutes and 1.1311 seconds to travel from Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) and arrive to us.

11,044,693,262
73.829214
10 hours, 14 minutes and 1.1311 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) 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 Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) 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/1965 S1 (Ikeya-Seki) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) to Earth

Between January 1900 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) to Earth happens on Sun Oct 17 1965 at a distance of 0.90659325 Astronomical Units, or 135,624,420 kilometers:

Sun Oct 17 1965
135,624,420
0.906593

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

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