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Wat is the distance between SUN and EARTH......?

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Asked by anantharaman, 17 Jan '11 09:45 pm
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The average distance between the sun and the earth is 149 million kilometers (93 million miles).

Because of earth's elliptical orbit around the sun, the distance changes over the course of a year (one complete orbit of the sun):

We are closest at perihelion, during winter in the Northern Hemisphere (around January 3rd) at the minimum distance of 147 million km (91 million miles).

We are farthest away at aphelion, during summer in the Northern Hemisphere (around July 4th) at the maximum distance of 152 million km (94.5 million miles).

Light from the sun takes roughly 8 minutes to reach the earth traveling, of course, at the speed of light. Therefore you can say the sun is 8 light minutes away from the earth, just as you can say a star is light years away.
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Answered by jakir hussain, 17 Jan '11 09:48 pm

 
  
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Long distance
Answered by Rising Sun, 17 Jan '11 10:19 pm

 
  
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Some light years sir ...
Answered by new moon, 17 Jan '11 09:55 pm

 
  
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Too much
Answered by wenz, 17 Jan '11 09:47 pm

 
  
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