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light-second
Symbol:   
Category:  Length 
SI Equivalent:  2.99792×108 m
Dimension
 
Notes
The distance light travels in a vacuum in one second.
Convert     light-second  
1 light-second =
Length
  Symbol Unit Name
5.66526×1018  a.u., a0, b  a.u. of length 
2.99792×1018  Å  angstrom 
1.03061×1012  arcmin  arcmin 
2.00399×10-3  AU, UA  astronomical unit 
2.99792×1026  am  attometer 
3.54086×1010    barleycorn (UK) 
5.66526×1018  a0, b  bohr (first Bohr radius) 
8.19643×106    bolt (US cloth) 
1.41634×1011  line (UK)  button (UK) 
4.72114×1011  line (US)  button (US) 
1.61875×106    cable length (int.) 
1.61772×106    cable length (UK) 
1.36607×106    cable length (US) 
1.18029×1012  caliber, cin  caliber (centiinch) 
2.99792×1010  cm  centimeter 
9.83571×106  ch  chain (engineer's) 
1.49026×107  ch  chain (Gunter's) 
9.83571×106  ch  chain (Ramsden's) 
1.49026×107  ch  chain (surveyor's) 
6.55714×108    cubit (UK) 
2.99792×107  dam  decameter 
2.99792×109  dm  decimeter 
1.06387×1023  re  electron classical radius 
2.62286×108    ell 
7.1083×1010    ems (pica) 
2.99792×10-10  Em  exameter 
1.63929×108  fath  fathom 
2.99792×1023  fm  femtometer 
2.99792×1023  F, f  fermi 
5.66526×1018  a0, b, a.u.  first Bohr radius 
9.83571×108  ft  foot 
8.99377×1011  fr  French 
1.49026×106  fur  furlong (UK) 
1.49026×106  fur  furlong (US) 
0.299792  Gm  gigameter 
2.95071×109  hd  hand (UK) 
2.99792×106  hm  hectometer 
3.16888×10-17    hubble 
1.18029×1010  in  inch 
2.99792×105  km  kilometer 
9.71561×10-12  kpc  kiloparsec 
6.21074×104    league (Canadian) 
5.39583×104  leag. (int. naut.)  league (int. naut.) 
6.20941×104  leag. (stat.)  league (statute, land) 
5.39239×104  leag. (UK, naut.)  league (UK, naut.) 
5.39239×104  leag. (US, naut.)  league (US, naut.) 
1.15741×10-5    light-day 
2.77778×10-4    light-hour 
1.66667×10-2    light-minute 
3.16888×10-8  ly  light-year 
1.41634×1011  line (UK)  line (UK) 
4.72114×1011  line (US)  line (US) 
9.83571×108    link (engineer's) 
1.49026×109    link (Gunter's) 
9.83571×108    link (Ramsden's) 
1.49026×109    link (surveyor's) 
299.792  Mm  megameter 
2.99792×108  m  meter 
1.18029×1016  µin  microinch 
2.99792×1014  µm  micron 
1.18029×1013  mil, thou  mil (thou) 
4.03946×104  mile (geogr.)  mile (geographical) 
1.86282×105  mi (int.)  mile (international) 
1.61875×105  mi (naut., int.)  mile (nautical, international) 
1.61586×105  mi (naut., teleg.)  mile (nautical, telegraph) 
1.61772×105  mi (naut., UK, US)  mile (nautical, UK, US) 
1.86282×105  mi (stat.)  mile (statute, land) 
1.86282×105  mi (survey, US)  mile (survey, US) 
2.99792×1011  mm  millimeter 
2.99792×1017  mµ, nm  millimicron 
1.31143×109    nail (UK) 
2.99792×1017  nm  nanometer 
1.61875×105  mi (int. naut.)  nautical mile (international) 
1.61772×105  mi (UK, US, naut.)  nautical mile (UK, US) 
3.93428×108    pace (UK) 
3.93428×109    palm (UK) 
9.71561×10-9  pc  parsec 
5.96104×107  rd  perch (rod, pole) 
2.99792×10-7  Pm  petameter 
7.10827×1010    pica 
2.99792×1020  pm  picometer 
8.52992×1011    point (US printer's) 
5.96104×107  rd  pole (rod, perch) 
29.9792    quadrant 
5.96104×107  rd  rod (perch, pole) 
4.91785×107    rope (UK) 
1.31143×109    span 
2.99792×10-4  Tm  terameter 
1.18029×1013  thou, mil  thou (mil) 
2.9973×1021  UX, X  X-unit 
3.27857×108  yd  yard 
2.99792×1032  ym  yoctometer 
2.99792×10-16  Ym  yottameter 
2.99792×1029  zm  zeptometer 
2.99792×10-13  Zm  zettameter 
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