How Far is Asteroid 4 Vesta from Earth?
The distance of Asteroid 4 Vesta from Earth is currently 514,857,369 kilometers, equivalent to 3.441609 Astronomical Units. Light takes 28 minutes and 37.3793 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 1600 and December 2499 the closest approach of Asteroid 4 Vesta to Earth happens on Thu Jun 23 2439 at a distance of 1.13154200 Astronomical Units, or 169,276,274 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.