Astronomy for Kids

Online Astronomy Classes for Children

Astronomy Packet:  1
Assignment:  4


Assignment # 4

Answer the following questions:

If  the nearest star is 4 light years away, how many miles away is it?  

How long will it take for the light from that star to travel to the Earth?

How many light years are in 3 parsecs?

If an asteroid is 4 AUs from the Sun, how many miles from the Sun is it?

The distance to Pluto is 3,647 million miles.  Approximately how many AUs is it?


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