How Far is Asteroid 2 Pallas from Earth?
The distance of Asteroid 2 Pallas from Earth is currently 490,588,679 kilometers, equivalent to 3.279383 Astronomical Units. Light takes 27 minutes and 16.4277 seconds to travel from Asteroid 2 Pallas and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 2 Pallas 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 2 Pallas from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 2 Pallas to Earth
Between January 1600 and December 2499 the closest approach of Asteroid 2 Pallas to Earth happens on Sat Feb 16 1608 at a distance of 1.19383163 Astronomical Units, or 178,594,670 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.