How Long Does It Take for Light from the Moon to Reach the Earth?

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To get the time it takes for light from the moon to reach the earth you will have to know that the speed of light in vacuum is 300,000 km/s. The distance of the earth to the moon is roughly 384,403 km so it takes about 1.3 seconds for the light from the moon to reach the earth.
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Light takes about one and one quarter seconds to go between the moon and the Earth. The distance is 384400 km; the speed of light is about 300000 km/s. t=d/v=384400/300000=1.28 sec.
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