How much time does it take for sunlight to reach Earth?

How much time does it take for sunlight to reach Earth?

8 minutes and 20 seconds

Why does it take 8 minutes for sunlight to reach Earth?

At 1 billion, 80 million km/h, it takes a photon of light 8 minutes to travel the 151.35 million kilometres from the surface of the Sun to Earth. It’s because light travels at 186,000 miles per second and the sun is roughly 93 million miles away

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