What is the distance between earth and pluto in light years?

1 Answer
Mar 3, 2016

5.41 #E-04# = 0.000541 ly, nearly


The eccentricity of Pluto's orbit is high. So, average distance has to be taken as semi-minor axis b = 5.12 E+09 km, for even 3-sd approximations.
To convert to light years, divide by 299.792.458 for light seconds and then use 1 sec = #1/( year.