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Posted by **Tyrone** on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 4:02pm.

I say it is correct because the speed of light is faster than the speed of sound, sound has a delay. (Am I heading in the right direction with this answer.)

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**Steve**, Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 6:28pmyou are headed in the right direction.

Light also has a delay, but it is so short that the difference in arrival time is due entirely to the slow speed of sound, which is approximately

wait for it ...

1/3 km/sec!

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