Where is Comet Halley? Track live*!

Comet Halley can appear twice in a human lifetime. Spectacular meteor showers are visible when Earth passes through the tail twice every year. The Orionids meteor shower in October and the Eta Aquariids in May

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Where is Comet Halley now?

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Since last night Comet Halley is 163,000 km closer to Since you started looking at this page it is 0 km closer.

Comet Halley with tail showing Orionids meteor from Comet Halley

When will it be back?

Comet Halley is the only comet that can appear twice in a human lifetime.

The space object has the official name 1P/Halley.

*This Interactive 3D Simulation is built on data provided by NASA JPL HORIZONS database for solar system objects and International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center. Distances and speeds are estimates based on this data.

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