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Convert candela to megacandela

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How many candela in 1 megacandela?
The answer is 1000000.
We assume you are converting between candela and megacandela.
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The SI base unit for luminous intensity is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 1.0E-6 megacandela.
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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 540×10^{12} hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.

Definition: Megacandela

The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of
10^{6}, or in exponential notation, 1E6.

So 1 megacandela = 10^{6} 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 540×10^{12} hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.

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