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Astronomical unit - Wikipedia

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The astronomical unit (symbol au, or ua) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from Earth to the Sun. However, that distance varies as Earth orbits the Sun, from  ...

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.

Earth-Sun Distance Measurement Redefined - Space.com

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Sep 24, 2012 ... After hundreds of years of approximating the distance between the Earth and Sun , the Astronomical Unit was recently redefined as a set value ...

NASA - Measuring the Distance

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Apr 10, 2009 ... 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 ...

How Far is Earth from the Sun? - Universe Today

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Oct 28, 2013 ... You might be surprised to know that the distance from the Sun to the Earth was only determined within the last few hundred years. There were ...

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 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 ...

How can I find the distance to the Sun on any given day? (Advanced ...

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May 25, 2016 ... What was the distance of the Sun from Earth on May 22, 2002? How can I find this out for any given date of the year? This isn't a particularly ...

Is the distance from the Earth to the Sun changing? (Advanced ...

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First I should say that the Earth's orbit around the Sun is elliptical, not perfectly circular, so the Earth-Sun distance is changing as we speak just from the Earth ...