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Dwarf Planets and Asteroids » Asteroid 16 Psyche

How Far is Asteroid 16 Psyche from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 16 Psyche from Earth is currently 540,515,722 kilometers, equivalent to 3.613124 Astronomical Units. Light takes 30 minutes and 2.9664 seconds to travel from Asteroid 16 Psyche and arrive to us.

540,515,722
3.613124
30 minutes and 2.9664 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 1900 and January 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 1900 and January 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 16 Psyche to Earth happens on Fri Nov 24 1905 at a distance of 1.64162804 Astronomical Units, or 245,584,060 kilometers:

Fri Nov 24 1905
245,584,060
1.641628

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

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