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Comets » Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley

How Far is Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley from Earth?

The distance of Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley from Earth is currently 476,916,809 kilometers, equivalent to 3.187992 Astronomical Units. Light takes 26 minutes and 30.8232 seconds to travel from Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley and arrive to us.

476,916,809
3.187992
26 minutes and 30.8232 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley 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 119P/Parker-Hartley 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 119P/Parker-Hartley from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 119P/Parker-Hartley to Earth happens on Sun Dec 4 2044 at a distance of 1.32487531 Astronomical Units, or 198,198,526 kilometers:

Sun Dec 4 2044
198,198,526
1.324875

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

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