How many candela in 1 microcandela?
The answer is 1.0E-6.
We assume you are converting between **candela** and **microcandela**.
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The SI base unit for **luminous intensity** is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 1000000 microcandela.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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1 candela to microcandela = 1000000 microcandela

2 candela to microcandela = 2000000 microcandela

3 candela to microcandela = 3000000 microcandela

4 candela to microcandela = 4000000 microcandela

5 candela to microcandela = 5000000 microcandela

6 candela to microcandela = 6000000 microcandela

7 candela to microcandela = 7000000 microcandela

8 candela to microcandela = 8000000 microcandela

9 candela to microcandela = 9000000 microcandela

10 candela to microcandela = 10000000 microcandela

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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.

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

So 1 microcandela = 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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