Convert candela to kilocandela

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How many candela in 1 kilocandela? The answer is 1000.
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The SI base unit for luminous intensity is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 0.001 kilocandela.
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Quick conversion chart of candela to kilocandela

1 candela to kilocandela = 0.001 kilocandela

10 candela to kilocandela = 0.01 kilocandela

50 candela to kilocandela = 0.05 kilocandela

100 candela to kilocandela = 0.1 kilocandela

200 candela to kilocandela = 0.2 kilocandela

500 candela to kilocandela = 0.5 kilocandela

1000 candela to kilocandela = 1 kilocandela

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Definition: Candela

The candela (symbol: cd) is the SI base unit of luminous intensity. It is the power emitted by a light source in a particular direction, weighted by the luminosity function. A common candle emits light with a luminous intensity of roughly one candela. The candela is officially defined as the luminous intensity of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540×1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.

Definition: Kilocandela

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilocandela = 103 candelas.

The definition of a candela is as follows:

The candela (symbol: cd) is the SI base unit of luminous intensity. It is the power emitted by a light source in a particular direction, weighted by the luminosity function. A common candle emits light with a luminous intensity of roughly one candela. The candela is officially defined as the luminous intensity of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540×1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.

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