# light-year to metre conversion

Conversion number between light-year [ly] and metre [m] is 9460730472580800. This means, that light-year is bigger unit than metre.

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### Enter the number in light-year:

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eg.: 10.12345 or 1.123e5

Result in metre

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### Calculation process of conversion value

• 1 light-year = (exactly) (9460730472580800) / (1) = 9460730472580800 metre
• 1 metre = (exactly) (1) / (9460730472580800) = 1.0570008340246 × 10-16 light-year
• ? light-year × (9460730472580800  ("m"/"light-year")) / (1  ("m"/"metre")) = ? metre

### High precision conversion

If conversion between light-year to metre and metre to metre is exactly definied, high precision conversion from light-year to metre is enabled.

Decimal places: (0-800)

light-year
Result in metre:
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### light-year to metre conversion chart

 Start value: [light-year] Step size [light-year] How many lines? (max 100)

visual:
light-yearmetre
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1094607304725808000
20189214609451616000
30283821914177424000
40378429218903232000
50473036523629040000
60567643828354848000
70662251133080656000
80756858437806464000
90851465742532272000
100946073047258080000
1101040680351983888000
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## Details about light-year and metre units:

Convert Light-year to other unit:

### light-year

Definition of light-year unit: ≡ Distance light travels in vacuum in 365.25 days.

Convert Metre to other unit:

### metre

Definition of metre unit: =1 m. Distance light travels in  1⁄299792458 of a second in vacuum. Old def:  1⁄10000000 of the distance from equator to pole.

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