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The distance to Pluto varies enormously due to it's eccentric and highly inclined orbit. [See related link]

Also, not only does Pluto orbit the Sun but so does the Earth, so the distance between them can vary.

The minimum distance is 4.2 billion km or 0.000443949832 light years.

The maximum distance is 7.5 billion km or 0.000792767558 light years.

For sensible light measurements: Light minutes can be used.

  • Min: 233.5 minutes: Just under 4 light hours.
  • Max: 417 minutes: Almost 7 light hours.

Pluto varies in distance between 28 and 50 AU or between 0.00044 and 0.00079 light years.
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