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Old 08-12-2017, 10:43 PM
JWT Kottekoe is offline
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Originally Posted by Nayna View Post
I learned that the sun is about 400,000 times the size of the moon, and is also about 400,000 times as far away as the moon, which is why we can have solar eclipses on earth.
Correction: The sun is about 400 times as far away and its radius is about 400 times the moon's radius.

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