How Many Light Years Away is The Sun

The distance that light travels in a vacuum in one year, approximately 9.46 trillion (9.46 × 1012) kilometers or 5.88 trillion (5.88 × 1012) miles. Informal. A long way. Often used in the plural: a small town light-years away from the action of the capital.

5,878,625,373,183.61 statute miles = 1 light-year
The sun is 93 million miles away from this planet.

The Sun is 8.3 light-year minutes away!

A year on earth is roughly 365 days.

One day is 24 hours long or 1440 minutes.

365 (days) X 1440 (minutes) = 525600 minutes

93(million miles)/8.3 minutes = 11.204 million miles per minute.

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