The Sun’s distance from Earth is about 400 times the Moon’s distance, and the Sun’s diameter is about 400 times the Moon’s diameter. Because these ratios are approximately the same, the Sun and the Moon as seen from Earth appear to be approximately the same size: about 0.5 degree of arc in angular measure.

The lights to mark the sacred times

tau taw

400 = Taw

The last letter of the Hebrew alphabet is Taw, which means a ”cross” or a ”sign.” It encompasses the outer region of existence or the material world.