65 767
Assignments Done
99,4%
Successfully Done
In October 2018

Answer to Question #11230 in Astronomy | Astrophysics for Patrick May

Question #11230
Approximately how many times larger is the distance to the nearest star than the distance to Pluto
Expert's answer
The distance from Earth to Pluto is approximately 28.6 AU. That is 28.6
times the distance from the Earth to the Sun (the Sun is the nearest star to the Earth). This number of course
varies based on the location of the two bodies in their orbits. The
distance from Eart to the nearest stellar neighbor (Proxima Centauri) is
4.22 light years away. Since 1 light year equals approximately
63,239.73 AU this would put Proxima Centauri approximately 9331 times
farther away from Earth than Pluto.

Need a fast expert's response?

Submit order

and get a quick answer at the best price

for any assignment or question with DETAILED EXPLANATIONS!

Comments

No comments. Be first!

Leave a comment

Ask Your question

Submit
Privacy policy Terms and Conditions