MadSci Network: Astronomy

Subject: are we looking at the sun?

Date: Wed Jan 10 14:25:58 2007
Posted by kurt
Grade level: 10-12 School: No school entered.
City: walsall(uk) State/Province: No state entered. Country: No country entered.
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 1168464358.As

reading "a brief history of time" 
depressed, calms me down.
in the book, it says it takes about 8 minutes for the light from the sun to 
reach us, does that mean that the sun is actually 8 minutes ahead of the big 
yellow circle in the sky?

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