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36. Sunlight travels at the speed of light, or 299,792,458 meters per second (m s-1). Knowing this, calculate the amount of time it takes sunlight to reach Earth during early January (sun is closest to Earth at this time). Assume the distance from the sun to Earth is 91,500,000 miles. Please express your answer in minutes and seconds (please round the number of seconds).

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