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What is Earth-Sun distance?

The Earth-Sun distance is the distance from the Earth to the Sun. The average Earth-Sun distance is equal to approximately 149,597,870.7x103 meters (Earth-Sun distance ≈ 149,597,870.7x103 m), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 149.60x106 kilometers (km) (an SI unit of length), or approximately 92.956x106 miles (mi) or 490.81x109 feet (ft), which are US customary / Imperial units of length.

The average distance from the Earth to the Sun corresponds to one astronomical unit (Earth-Sun distance = 1 AU), a unit of distance used in astronomy. Common astronomical measurement units include the parsec (Earth-Sun distance ≈ 4.8481x10-6 pc) and the light-year (Earth-Sun distance ≈ 15.813x10-6 ly).


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