Astronomy
Speed of Light

# How fast does light travel from the sun to the earth?

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###### 2013-05-15 01:54:20

Light travels at the same speed anywhere in space. Radio, heat, and X-rays also

travel at that same speed.

299,792,458 meters per second

186,282 miles per second

So it takes approximately 8 minutes for the light to travel from the sun to the earth. which is mighty fast.

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## Related Questions

It takes about 8 minutes from light to travel from the Sun to the Earth.Light has the same speed from the Sun to Neptune as it is from the Sun to Earth, which is about 299,792,458 meters per second.

It depends on how fast you travel. If you travel as fast is it is possible to travel (i.e. at the speed of light) then while it takes light 8.32 minutes to get from the Sun to the Earth, it takes light 43.3 minutes to get from the Sun to Jupiter.

It depends on how fast you travel. If you travel as fast is it is possible to travel (i.e. at the speed of light) then while it takes light 8.32 minutes to get from the Sun to the Earth, it takes light 43.3 minutes to get from the Sun to Jupiter.

It takes approximatly 7minutes to travel from sun to earth the sun light.

The speed of light in a vacuum is 299,792,458 meters/sec. It takes about 8 minutes for light from the sun to get to earth.

Light take approximately 8 minute 20 seconds to travel from the sun to the earth.

No. A light year is the distance that any light can travel in a year.It's about 63 thousand times the distance from the sun to Earth.The light from the sun takes about 8 minutes to travel to the Earth.

It will take the light to travel from the sun to the earth approximately 8 minutes.

light takes approximately 8 minutes to travel from the sun to the earth. even though it is traveling extremely fast, the earth is about 93million miles away from the sun, so if you think about it 8 minutes is pretty quick

The distance between the sun and earth is about 8.3 light minutes.

It takes about 8 minutes 20 seconds for light to travel from the Sun to the Earth.

About 186,000 miles per hour or 300,000 kilometers per hour.

It takes light from the Sun 43.2 minutes to travel to Jupiter. In comparison, it takes 8.3 minutes for light to travel from the Sun to Earth.

It takes about 8 minutes for light to travel from the sun to the earth because if you calculate light speed by the distance between earth and the sun it would take approximately 8 minutes.

No. The distance from the Earth to the Sun is 8 light-minutes.It takes light 8 minutes to travel from the Sun to the Earth, in other words.The distance that light can travel in one year is one light-year.

At light speed it would take 20 to 40 minutes going from earth, and 50 minutes going from the sun.

It takes light about 81/3 minutes to travel from the sun to the Earth.

The Sun's Light takes 8mins to travel to Earth

No. Light can travel in a vacuum.That's why we can receive light from sun even though there exists a vacuum in between Earth and sun.

This is my calculation: 8 min &amp; ~19-20-25 (for different approximations) seconds.

It takes Light 8 Minutes to get from the Sun to the Earth.

Energy from the sun to Earth travels as electromagnetic energy, or light energy.

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