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How Far is Comet 103P/Hartley 2 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 103P/Hartley 2 from Earth is currently 691,749,577 kilometers, equivalent to 4.624060 Astronomical Units. Light takes 38 minutes and 27.4282 seconds to travel from Comet 103P/Hartley 2 and arrive to us.

691,749,577
4.624060
38 minutes and 27.4282 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 103P/Hartley 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 Comet 103P/Hartley 2 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 103P/Hartley 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 103P/Hartley 2 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 103P/Hartley 2 to Earth happens on Tue Sep 26 2023 at a distance of 0.38261050 Astronomical Units, or 57,237,717 kilometers:

Tue Sep 26 2023
57,237,717
0.382611

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

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