How Long Does it Take the Sun’s Rays to Reach Earth?

So warm, but how long does it take sunlight to reach earth? [and give us a sunburn]

Sunlight travels, conveniently, at the speed of light! That is 186,000 miles/second. On average it takes little over 8 minutes for the rays of sunlight to reach Earth

Check out this neat video which explains this all very well!

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