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How Far is Maven from Earth?

The distance of Maven from Earth is currently 320,540,395 kilometers, equivalent to 2.142680 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 49.2077 seconds to travel from Maven and arrive to us.

320,540,395
2.142680
17 minutes and 49.2077 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Maven 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 Maven from Earth between November 2013 and August 2021

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

Closest approach of Maven to Earth

Between November 2013 and August 2021 the closest approach of Maven to Earth happens on Tue Nov 19 2013 at a distance of 0.00062810 Astronomical Units, or 93,963 kilometers:

Tue Nov 19 2013
93,963
0.000628

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

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