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How long does it take light from the sun to reach the earth?

2359 day(s) ago

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Kravenhead

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Off the top of my head, I think it's about 8 and a half minutes Dixie.
Considering the speed of light, that puts us quite a distance away from the Sun.

Even if you could ride on a beam of light, it would take about a hundred thousand years to cross the Milky Way.
Space be a big place.

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DixieRock
2359 day(s) ago
Kravin that is correct, the distance from earth to the sun is about 93 million miles-I always remember that from my mom. So 8½ minutes would be the right answer.

Kravenhead
2359 day(s) ago
In other words, if you're planning a trip to the Sun, make sure you pack a lunch and go to the bathroom before you leave.

 
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