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How Far is Asteroid 16 Psyche from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 16 Psyche from Earth is currently 273,414,118 kilometers, equivalent to 1.827660 Astronomical Units. Light takes 15 minutes and 12.0113 seconds to travel from Asteroid 16 Psyche and arrive to us.

273,414,118
1.827660
15 minutes and 12.0113 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 16 Psyche 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 Asteroid 16 Psyche from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

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 16 Psyche from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 16 Psyche to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 16 Psyche to Earth happens on Mon Aug 17 2099 at a distance of 1.66470723 Astronomical Units, or 249,036,658 kilometers:

Mon Aug 17 2099
249,036,658
1.664707

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

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