Your shadow shows that light has come nearly 150 x 10^9 m, only to be deprived of reaching the ground in its final metre, thanks to you.

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@ColinTheMathmo 1au ~ 150 * 10^12m

@RefurioAnachro I don't think so : 1 AU ~ 150 million km = 150 * 10⁹ m.

You might want to check ...

Aaargh, you're right, @ColinTheMathmo, of course, a million is 10^6 :)

@RefurioAnachro @ColinTheMathmo Actually, million is $$10^{–3}$$ on, whatever that unit is.

@RefurioAnachro I've used these numbers for over 50 years, but this is what I used to double check: