what is the defference between parallax method and astronomical unit to measure the distances between the celestial bodies ?

Asked by Olivea Sarkar | 14th Jul, 2011, 04:50: AM

Expert Answer:

Parallax Method is an indirect method to measure large distances from earth, like distance of a star or a planet  from the earth; while Astronomical Unit is a unit used in the measurement of very large distances. It is the average Earth-Sun distance. 

Answered by  | 14th Jul, 2011, 09:29: AM

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