The Distance Between Earth and The Sun

The distance between the Earth and the sun is roughly 149,597,871 kilometers. Simply stated, it's just one astronomical unit. Light from the sun's surface will take about 8 minutes and 20 seconds to travel this distance.

Written by Curiosity Staff April 27, 2015

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