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How Far is Voyager 1 from Earth?

The distance of Voyager 1 from Earth is currently 23,832,935,633 kilometers, equivalent to 159.313335 Astronomical Units. Light takes 22 hours, 4 minutes and 58.1161 seconds to travel from Voyager 1 and arrive to us.

23,832,935,633
159.313335
22 hours, 4 minutes and 58.1161 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Voyager 1 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 Voyager 1 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2099

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 Voyager 1 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Voyager 1 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2099 the closest approach of Voyager 1 to Earth happens on Mon Apr 22 2013 at a distance of 123.34849771 Astronomical Units, or 18,452,672,648 kilometers:

Mon Apr 22 2013
18,452,672,648
123.348498

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

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