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How Far is Asteroid 18 Melpomene from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 18 Melpomene from Earth is currently 382,113,140 kilometers, equivalent to 2.554269 Astronomical Units. Light takes 21 minutes and 14.5922 seconds to travel from Asteroid 18 Melpomene and arrive to us.

382,113,140
2.554269
21 minutes and 14.5922 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 18 Melpomene 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 Asteroid 18 Melpomene from Earth between January 2013 and December 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 18 Melpomene from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 18 Melpomene to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 18 Melpomene to Earth happens on Thu Oct 6 2089 at a distance of 0.81239808 Astronomical Units, or 121,533,023 kilometers:

Thu Oct 6 2089
121,533,023
0.812398

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

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