What is the distance between the Earth and the Sun in km?

The distance is referred as one astronomical unit-the distance light travels in about eight and a half minutes. The average distance between the Sun and the Earth is about 92,935,700 miles. The distance between the Earth and the Sun varies slightly over the course of the year. The distance of the sun from Earth is currently 149,203,714 kilometres, equivalent to 0.997365 Astronomical units. Mercury, the planet closest to the sun, gets as close as 29 million miles. To measure longer distances, astronomers use light-years, or distance that light travels in a single Earth-year, which is equal to 63,239 AU

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