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How Far is Voyager 1 from Earth?

The distance of Voyager 1 from Earth is currently 23,348,607,209 kilometers, equivalent to 156.075799 Astronomical Units. Light takes 21 hours, 38 minutes and 2.5704 seconds to travel from Voyager 1 and arrive to us.

23,348,607,209
156.075799
21 hours, 38 minutes and 2.5704 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 2030

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 2030 the closest approach of Voyager 1 to Earth happens on Mon Apr 22 2013 at a distance of 123.34867538 Astronomical Units, or 18,452,699,228 kilometers:

Mon Apr 22 2013
18,452,699,228
123.348675

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

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