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How Far is Comet 110P/Hartley 3 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 110P/Hartley 3 from Earth is currently 485,550,231 kilometers, equivalent to 3.245703 Astronomical Units. Light takes 26 minutes and 59.6212 seconds to travel from Comet 110P/Hartley 3 and arrive to us.

485,550,231
3.245703
26 minutes and 59.6212 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 110P/Hartley 3 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 110P/Hartley 3 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 110P/Hartley 3 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 110P/Hartley 3 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 110P/Hartley 3 to Earth happens on Wed Dec 31 2014 at a distance of 1.49412505 Astronomical Units, or 223,517,926 kilometers:

Wed Dec 31 2014
223,517,926
1.494125

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

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