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How Far is Comet 123P/West-Hartley from Earth?

The distance of Comet 123P/West-Hartley from Earth is currently 680,304,031 kilometers, equivalent to 4.547552 Astronomical Units. Light takes 37 minutes and 49.2500 seconds to travel from Comet 123P/West-Hartley and arrive to us.

680,304,031
4.547552
37 minutes and 49.2500 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 123P/West-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 123P/West-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 123P/West-Hartley from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 123P/West-Hartley to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 123P/West-Hartley to Earth happens on Thu Feb 28 2019 at a distance of 1.19958107 Astronomical Units, or 179,454,775 kilometers:

Thu Feb 28 2019
179,454,775
1.199581

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

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