How Far is Comet P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) from Earth?
The distance of Comet P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) from Earth is currently 443,162,501 kilometers, equivalent to 2.962358 Astronomical Units. Light takes 24 minutes and 38.2310 seconds to travel from Comet P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) 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 P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet P/2017 S5 (ATLAS) to Earth happens on Fri Sep 15 2045 at a distance of 1.19408982 Astronomical Units, or 178,633,295 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.