The distance from the sun to Mars is 2.279×108 km.?

The distance from the sun to Mars is 2.279×10^8 km. How long does it take light to travel from the sun to Mars?

1 Answer

  • Light travels at about 3.00×10^8 m/s

    2.279E8 km x (1000 m / 1 km) x (1 s / 2.998E8 m) = 760.2 s or 12.67 minutes

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