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What is the time taken by sunlight to reach Earth?

The Sun is roughly 150 million kilometers (1 Astronomical unit) from the Earth. The Sunlight travels at a speed of 300,000 kilometers/sec. By using the simple formula, “time= (distance/speed)”, we can calculate the time taken by sunlight to reach Earth. Time taken by sunlight to reach Earth = (150,000,000/3,00,000) seconds = 500 seconds = 8 minutes …

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