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How Far is Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) from Earth is currently 242,117,565 kilometers, equivalent to 1.618456 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 27.6173 seconds to travel from Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) and arrive to us.

242,117,565
1.618456
13 minutes and 27.6173 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) 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 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) 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 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3) to Earth happens on Sun Dec 6 2076 at a distance of 0.01045953 Astronomical Units, or 1,564,724 kilometers:

Sun Dec 6 2076
1,564,724
0.010460

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

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