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?Space in 3D Web App
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.
When will it be back?
Not in our lifetime.
Comet Atlas has the official name C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS).
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