How Far is Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS from Earth?
The distance of Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS from Earth is currently 1,741,545,556 kilometers, equivalent to 11.641513 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 36 minutes and 49.1707 seconds to travel from Comet 161P/Hartley-IRAS and arrive to us.
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.
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 0.50548550 Astronomical Units, or 75,619,555 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.