science

posted by .

the distance from the earth to the moon is 240000 miles. if the speed of light is 2.998 x 10^8 meters per second, how long does it take for light reflected from the moon to reach our planet?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    It takes 5 1/3 minutes for light from the sun to reach earth. The Moon is closer to earth, so it,s light reaches earth faster about 5 19/60 minutes faster than from the sun. How long does light from the moon take to reach earth.
  2. earth

    how long does it take for light from Jupiter to come to earth. for example tonight the planet Jupiter can be seen by the moon, 2/25/12 and we see the light from the planet and how old is that light. thanks. jerry in colorado USA
  3. algebra

    If a rocket traveled at 9*10^4 miles per hour . How long would it take to reach the moon from the planet.The moon is 6.3*10^5 miles from the planet it orbits.
  4. science

    how many days would it take to drive from the earth to the moon at a speed of 75 miles per hour?
  5. physics

    If you could travel with speed of light (3.0E5 km/s) it would take only 1.3 seconds to reach Moon. How far is Moon from Earth?
  6. Science

    The speed of light is 3 x 10 to the 8th power meters per second. If the sun is 1.5 x 10 to the 11th power meters from earth, how many seconds does it take light to reach the earth?
  7. math

    the distance from the sun to earth is about 1.5x10^11 meters. suppose light travels at a speed of 3x10^8 meters per second. About how long does it take light from the sun to reach earth?
  8. Physics

    The speed of light is about 3.00 x 10 to the power of 5 km/s. It takes approx. 1.28 seconds for light reflected from the moon to reach Earth. What is the average distance from Earth to the moon?
  9. integrated science

    A planet is 2.45 x 10^9 km away. How long would it take in hours to travel to the planet at the speed of light?
  10. Moon Science

    What causes the phases of the moon as observed from the Earth?

More Similar Questions