Our Sun is 150 million kilometres away. That might seem pretty far, but light manages the journey in a brisk eight minutes.

We’ve put together an infographic to chronicle light’s amazing odyssey, from the sun all the way to our retinas. Join us on a fascinating story of photons, nuclear reactions and incredible distances – with a few fun facts thrown in for good measure!

Light's Odyssey: How You See The Cosmos infographic

  • Tom Butler

    Tom is the Content Editor of the Lenstore Vision Hub. An experienced writer and editor, Tom produced content for a variety of online publications before joining with Lenstore.

    As the Content Editor for the Vision Hub, Tom works to create articles on a number of vision-related topics. From exciting news stories to attention-grabbing features, Tom strives to make Lenstore the web’s leading authority on all things vision. When he’s not writing, you can find Tom playing board games or at the pub. Usually both.