How Many Miles Is the Sun from Earth?


The sun is 91.53 million miles from the Earth. It's the perfect source of light and heat for our planet. Scientists say that if the sun was a bit further away, we'd all freeze to death and if it was a bit closer, well, we'd all be toast.
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Like all the rest of the planets, Earth's orbit is elliptical so the number changes as we travel around the Sun. On average though we are 93 million miles away from the Sun.
93 million miles.
Scientists think that changes in the sun's magnetic field cause solar flares and coronal mass ejections. Powerful explosions in the sun's atmosphere accelerates subatomic particles
The average distance between the sun and earth is about 93 million miles, or one astronomical unit.
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