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How Far is Voyager 2 from Earth?

The distance of Voyager 2 from Earth is currently 18,520,585,971 kilometers, equivalent to 123.802470 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 hours, 9 minutes and 38.0250 seconds to travel from Voyager 2 and arrive to us.

18,520,585,971
123.802470
17 hours, 9 minutes and 38.0250 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Voyager 2 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 2 from Earth between August 1977 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 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Voyager 2 to Earth

Between August 1977 and December 2030 the closest approach of Voyager 2 to Earth happens on Sun Aug 21 1977 at a distance of 0.00216506 Astronomical Units, or 323,888 kilometers:

Sun Aug 21 1977
323,888
0.002165

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

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