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The exact distance between Earth and the Sun varies with its position in its orbit, which is elliptical. The average distance (the mean distance) between the Earth and the Sun is about 150 million kilometers (93 million miles).

The average distance from the Earth to the Sun is also called 1 astronomical unit (or AU). This is established as 149, 597, 870.7 kilometers (92,955,887.6 miles).
  • Aphelion (when the Earth is the farthest from the Sun) occurs around the first week of July. The distance is about 152 million km (94.4 million miles).
  • Perihelion (when the Earth is closest to the Sun) occurs in the first week of January. The distance is about 147 million km (91.3 million miles).
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How far is the Earth from the Sun in kilometers?

The distance varies because the Earth's orbit is not circular, but an ellipse. The mean distance is about 150 million kilometers or 93 million miles. The semi-major axis is me

How far is the earth from the sun in lightyears?

Less than 1 light year. Lots less. It's not a light year away, it's8.333 light minutes away . Light travels about 5.9 trillion milesin a year, and the sun is only 93 million m

How far is the Earth from the Sun in miles?

The average distance is about 93 million miles (150 million kilometers), the semi-major axis being 92,956,050 miles. The minimum distance (perihelion) is about 91.4 million

How far is the earth from the sun at aphelion?

At aphelion, the distance between the Earth and the Sun is 152,097,701 km (1.0167103335 AU). Aphelion is the point of greatest distance of the elliptical orbit of the Earth

How far is the Earth from the Sun at perihelion?

The distance between the Earth and the Sun at perihelion is 147,098,074 km 0.9832898912 AU or 91.4 milion miles). Perihelion is the point of least distance of the elliptic

How far is the Earth from the Sun during the summer?

The aphelion (farthest distance) from the Earth to the Sun is  152,098,232 km, and this occurs around July 3 each year. This is  during summer in the Northern Hemisphere. 

How far is the earth from the sun during the winter?

How far we are from the sun in winter depends on where you live. We are closest to the sun during winter in the Northern Hemisphere at the minimum distance of 146 million km

How far is the earth from the sun in Yards?

The distance is numerically larger when stated in yards rather than meters. The average distance of 149,598,261 km would be 163,602,648,000 yards.
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How far is the earth from the sun by other means?

The Sun is approximately 93,000,000 (93 Million miles or 150 million km from Earth). So how far away is that?   Light - 8.3 minutes   Sound - 121,078 hours or 13.8 years

How far is the Earth from the Sun in June?

Earth's distance from the Sun in June is approximately between 94,040,000 miles (151,340,000 km) and 94,500,000 miles (152,080,000 km) from the sun, getting farther away as th