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Planet Tatoone is about 1.7 AU from its Sun. Approximately how long will it take for light to travel from the Sun to Tatoone in minutes? Use 3 × 108 m/s for the speed of light

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1.496 x 10^11 m = 1 Astronomical Unit

 

1.496 x 1.7 x 10^11 / (3 x 10^8)  x  1 min/60 sec = 14.13  minutes

ElectricPavlov  Mar 20, 2017

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