How Far is Dwarf Planet Pluto from Earth?
The distance of Dwarf Planet Pluto from Earth is currently 5,164,564,502 kilometers, equivalent to 34.522981 Astronomical Units. Light takes 4 hours, 47 minutes and 7.1329 seconds to travel from Dwarf Planet Pluto and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Dwarf Planet Pluto 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 Pluto from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Dwarf Planet Pluto to Earth
Between January 2013 and January 2100 the closest approach of Dwarf Planet Pluto to Earth happens on Sun Jun 30 2013 at a distance of 31.44911014 Astronomical Units, or 4,704,719,922 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.