Question: how long does the suns rays take to come to earth

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  1. It takes about 8 seconds for the rays to get to the Earth. So if ever we look at the sun (no directly that’s dancerous) we’re effectively seening a picture of it from 8 seconds ago.

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  2. Just over 8 minutes.

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  1. The sun light travels at 300 000km/s, and Earth is (according to wikipedia, I don’t know these things by heart!) 150 million Km away, so if you do the maths you get over 8 minutes. Fast!

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