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