How Far is Pioneer 11 from Earth?
The distance of Pioneer 11 from Earth is currently 15,387,315,979 kilometers, equivalent to 102.857854 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 hours, 15 minutes and 26.5613 seconds to travel from Pioneer 11 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Pioneer 11 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 Pioneer 11 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Pioneer 11 to Earth
Between January 2013 and January 2050 the closest approach of Pioneer 11 to Earth happens on Mon Jun 10 2013 at a distance of 85.78215881 Astronomical Units, or 12,832,828,327 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.