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How Far is Asteroid 18 Melpomene from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 18 Melpomene from Earth is currently 348,234,544 kilometers, equivalent to 2.327804 Astronomical Units. Light takes 19 minutes and 21.5854 seconds to travel from Asteroid 18 Melpomene and arrive to us.

348,234,544
2.327804
19 minutes and 21.5854 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 0.81239810 Astronomical Units, or 121,533,026 kilometers:

Thu Oct 6 2089
121,533,026
0.812398

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

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