How far to the sun: measurement in our Solar system

We often hear that the light of the Sun takes 8,3 minutes to reach the Earth. But how do we know the exact distance between the sun and the planets? This video explains about our solar system and ways of determining distances. Terms such as triangulation measurement, parallax, lagrange points are used.

Video is part of David Butler’s “How Far Away Is It” video book channel.

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