Where is Comet Atlas? Track live*!

Comet Atlas is on a close approach trajectory with the Sun for May 31, 2020.

Due to gravitational forces from the Sun Comet Atlas has a fragmentation event in April. It's speed is a sizzling 152,073 (94,494).

Where is Comet Atlas now?

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Comet Atlas is currently ---,---,--- (--,---,---) from us, getting - (-) closer to us every second. It flies past Earth at --,--- km/h (--,--- mph).

Since last night Comet Atlas (C2019 Y4) is 163,000 km (101,000 mi) closer to us. Since you started looking at this page it is 0 km (0 mi) closer.

Comet Atlas C2019 Y4 breaking up Comet Atlas C2019 Y4 coming close to earth Comet Atlas C/2019Y4 fragmentation captured

When will it be back?

Not in our lifetime.

Comet Atlas has the official name C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS).

*This Interactive 3D Simulation is built on data provided by NASA JPL HORIZONS database for solar system objects and International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center. Distances and speeds are estimates based on this data.

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Data provided by NASA/JPL CNEOS


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