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How Far is InSight from Earth?

The distance of InSight from Earth is currently 0 kilometers, equivalent to 0.000000 Astronomical Units. Light takes to travel from InSight and arrive to us.

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The following chart shows the distance of InSight 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 InSight from Earth between May 2018 and November 2018

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 InSight from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of InSight to Earth

Between May 2018 and November 2018 the closest approach of InSight to Earth happens on Sun May 6 2018 at a distance of 0.00120059 Astronomical Units, or 179,606 kilometers:

Sun May 6 2018
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NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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