Each year, the moon moves 3.82 centimeters farther from Earth.
Each book in Dante’s Divine Comedy ends with the word stars.
Light travels 186,000 miles per second. The average diameter of Earth’s orbit is 186 million miles.
So, on average, sunlight reaches us in a neat 500 seconds.
If Earth were the size of a tennis ball, the sun would be 249 feet away.