How Far is Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) from Earth?
The distance of Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) from Earth is currently 11,234,427,405 kilometers, equivalent to 75.097509 Astronomical Units. Light takes 10 hours, 24 minutes and 34.0161 seconds to travel from Comet Ikeya-Seki (C/1965 S1) and arrive to us.
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.
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:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.