# How Far is Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) from Earth is currently 5,100,940,430 kilometers, equivalent to 34.097681 Astronomical Units. Light takes 4 hours, 43 minutes and 34.9058 seconds to travel from Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) and arrive to us.

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) 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 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

# Closest approach of Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua) to Earth happens on Sun Oct 15 2017 at a distance of 0.16199103 Astronomical Units, or 24,233,513 kilometers:

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