Asked in Length and Distance
How many kilometers will this light travel in 3 mins?
The speed of light is equal to 299792.458 kilometres per second. There are 180 seconds in one minute. Therefore, in three minutes, light will travel 299792.458 x 180 = 53962642.44 kilometres in three minutes. ...
How many kilometers can a light from a laser travel in a day if this light travels about 30000 km per second?
Actually, the speed is 300,000 kilometers per second (one zero more than you put in the question). You can multiply that by 60 x 60 x 24, which is the number of seconds in a day. ...
How many time a beam of light can travel around the world in one second?
Light could travel seven and a half times around the world in one second.
How many kilometers does light travel in one light-year?
In order to travel a distance of one light-year, light must travel a distance of one light-year. That's a length of length, not a length of time. It's the distance light travels in one year, through vacuum. Roughly 9,460,730,500,000 kilometers. (rounded) ...
Asked in Science
How many hours does it take light to get to the Earth from the Sun?
It only takes sunlight about 8.3 minutes (0.138 hours) to travel the 150 million kilometers from the Sun to Earth, traveling at almost 300,000 kilometers per second. ...