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Comets » Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS

How Far is Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS from Earth?

The distance of Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS from Earth is currently 1,199,124,597 kilometers, equivalent to 8.015653 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 6 minutes and 39.8491 seconds to travel from Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS and arrive to us.

1,199,124,597
8.015653
1 hours, 6 minutes and 39.8491 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS 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 161P/Hartley-IRAS 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 161P/Hartley-IRAS from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS to Earth happens on Fri Oct 2 2026 at a distance of 0.50548159 Astronomical Units, or 75,618,969 kilometers:

Fri Oct 2 2026
75,618,969
0.505482

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

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