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Distance between the sun and earth

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is the distance between the sun and earth the same as the distance between the moon and the sun?
 

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You could find this out easily via searching the web...
 
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is the distance between the sun and earth the same as the distance between the moon and the sun?
On average, yes (and the year is the same, too! :wink:) …

both the Moon and the Earth orbit the Sun in almost identical almost exact ellipses, which "braid" each other about 13 times a revolution. :smile:
 

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