How Far is Asteroid 3200 Phaethon from Earth?
The distance of Asteroid 3200 Phaethon from Earth is currently 127,623,036 kilometers, equivalent to 0.853107 Astronomical Units. Light takes 7 minutes and 5.7046 seconds to travel from Asteroid 3200 Phaethon and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 3200 Phaethon 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 3200 Phaethon from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 3200 Phaethon to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 3200 Phaethon to Earth happens on Mon Dec 14 2093 at a distance of 0.02173963 Astronomical Units, or 3,252,203 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.