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How long does it take for light to reach Pluto from the Sun?

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Pluto's distance from the Sun is from 4.4 to 7.4 billion kilometers. The speed of light is 300,000 km/sec. Light takes between from 4.1 hours and 6.8 hours to travel from the Sun to Pluto. For the mean distance of 5.9 billion km, it would take 5.46 hours.
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How long does it take light from the Sun to reach Earth?

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How long does it take for light from the Sun to reach Earth?

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