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How Far is Pioneer 11 from Earth?

The distance of Pioneer 11 from Earth is currently 15,637,962,993 kilometers, equivalent to 104.533326 Astronomical Units. Light takes 14 hours, 29 minutes and 22.6298 seconds to travel from Pioneer 11 and arrive to us.

15,637,962,993
104.533326
14 hours, 29 minutes and 22.6298 seconds

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.

Distance of Pioneer 11 from Earth between January 2013 and January 2050

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:

Mon Jun 10 2013
12,832,828,327
85.782159

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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