Fascinating facts

By admin
14 March 2014

We often take it for granted that the sun blazes down on us in summer and we know life wouldn't exist without it. Do you know how long it takes for sunlight to reach Earth?

It takes eight minutes for light from the Sun to reach Earth. The light travels at a speed of 300 000 km/second over a distance of about 150 million kilometres to reach us. It can also reach a depth of around 80 metres in the ocean.

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