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Astronomical unit

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The astronomical unit is a unit of length, roughly the distance from Earth to the Sun. However, that distance varies as Earth orbits the Sun, from a maximum ...

How Far is Earth from the Sun? - Space.com

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Sep 17, 2012 ... The distance from Earth to the sun is called an astronomical unit, which is used to measure distances throughout the solar system.

How far is a light-year? | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky

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Jul 11, 2016 ... This wonderful coincidence enables us to bring the light-year down to Earth. If we scale the astronomical unit – the Earth-sun distance – at one ...

How do you measure the distance between Earth and the Sun ...

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Jan 30, 2016 ... How do astronomers calculate the distance of the Sun from the Earth, or the actual size of the Sun, or the speed of travel of Earth in its orbit ...

NASA - Measuring the Distance

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Planets: Earth. Mars. Distance from the Sun*. 149,600,000 kilometers (km) or 92,900,000 miles. 227,940,000 km or 141,600,000 miles. Time it takes to go ...

How far away is the Sun? | Cool Cosmos

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The Sun is at an average distance of about 93,000,000 miles (150 million kilometers) away from Earth. It is so far away that light from the Sun, traveling at a  ...

How Far is Earth from the Sun? - Universe Today

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Jul 19, 2016 ... We orbit the Sun at a distance of about 150 million kilometers. ... At its closest point, the Earth gets to 147 million km, and at its most distant point ...

Diagram of distances between earth, sun and moon - NOAA's ...

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The relationship between the masses of the Earth, moon and sun and their distances to each other play a critical role in affecting the Earth's tides. Although the ...

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Sep 11, 2010 ... The real distance from the earth to the sun. How to correctly visualize this distance.

what is the easiest way to measure the distance between the earth ...

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Jan 16, 2009 ... The easiest way to calculate the distance from the earth to the sun is by using the known distance to one of the other planets. It takes a few ...