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How many times farther away is the sun from earth than the moon?

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Last updated date: 05th Mar 2024
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Hint : Hint:- The sun and moon appear the same size in earth sky because the sun diameter is about 400 times greater but the sun is also about 400 times further away. Natak particular moment in Earth history although the sun diameter is about 400 times larger than that of mood the sun is also about 400 times the distance. So the sun and moon appear nearly the same size as seen from the earth.

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On average the sun is about 390 times further away from the Earth than the moon.
The average distance between the earth and the moon is about 384 400 kilometre.
While the average distance between the Earth and the Sun is about 149 600000 kilometre
\[\dfrac{{149600000}}{{384400}} = 389.177936462019km.\] \[\dfrac{{149600000}}{{384400}} = 389.177936462019km.\]

Additional information:-
The moon size and distance contribute to a wonderful coincidence for those of us who live here on earth. The moon is about 400 times smaller than the sun but it also just happened to be about 400 times closer. The reason is that from earth they appear to be in the same size and when its orbit around Earth takes the moon directly between earth and the sun.

Note:-
The average distance between the earth and the moon is about 384 400 kilometre while the average distance between the Earth and the Sun is about 149 600000 km.
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