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How Far is Asteroid 4 Vesta from Earth?

The distance of Asteroid 4 Vesta from Earth is currently 514,213,778 kilometers, equivalent to 3.437307 Astronomical Units. Light takes 28 minutes and 35.2325 seconds to travel from Asteroid 4 Vesta and arrive to us.

514,213,778
3.437307
28 minutes and 35.2325 seconds

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.

Distance of Asteroid 4 Vesta from Earth between January 2013 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 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:

Sun Jun 7 2076
170,170,256
1.137518

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

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