How Far is Parker Solar Probe from Earth?
The distance of Parker Solar Probe from Earth is currently 171,790,535 kilometers, equivalent to 1.148349 Astronomical Units. Light takes 9 minutes and 33.0315 seconds to travel from Parker Solar Probe and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Parker Solar Probe 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 Parker Solar Probe from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Parker Solar Probe to Earth
Between January 2020 and January 2025 the closest approach of Parker Solar Probe to Earth happens on Mon Aug 19 2024 at a distance of 0.28144093 Astronomical Units, or 42,102,964 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.