How Far is Asteroid 4 Vesta from Earth?
The distance of Asteroid 4 Vesta from Earth is currently 236,800,408 kilometers, equivalent to 1.582913 Astronomical Units. Light takes 13 minutes and 9.8811 seconds to travel from Asteroid 4 Vesta and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 4 Vesta 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 4 Vesta from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 4 Vesta to Earth
Between January 2013 and January 2100 the closest approach of Asteroid 4 Vesta to Earth happens on Sun Jun 7 2076 at a distance of 1.13751790 Astronomical Units, or 170,170,256 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.