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How Far is Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) from Earth?

The distance of Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) from Earth is currently 1,069,914,001 kilometers, equivalent to 7.151933 Astronomical Units. Light takes 59 minutes and 28.8490 seconds to travel from Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) and arrive to us.

1,069,914,001
7.151933
59 minutes and 28.8490 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) 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 Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) from Earth between January 2013 and December 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 C/2020 V2 (ZTF) from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet ZTF (C/2020 V2) to Earth happens on Sun Sep 17 2023 at a distance of 1.85454029 Astronomical Units, or 277,435,278 kilometers:

Sun Sep 17 2023
277,435,278
1.854540

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

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