How many candela in 1 nanocandela?
The answer is 1.0E-9.
We assume you are converting between **candela** and **nanocandela**.
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The SI base unit for **luminous intensity** is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 1000000000 nanocandela.
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1 candela to nanocandela = 1000000000 nanocandela

2 candela to nanocandela = 2000000000 nanocandela

3 candela to nanocandela = 3000000000 nanocandela

4 candela to nanocandela = 4000000000 nanocandela

5 candela to nanocandela = 5000000000 nanocandela

6 candela to nanocandela = 6000000000 nanocandela

7 candela to nanocandela = 7000000000 nanocandela

8 candela to nanocandela = 8000000000 nanocandela

9 candela to nanocandela = 9000000000 nanocandela

10 candela to nanocandela = 10000000000 nanocandela

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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 "nano" represents a factor of
10^{-9}, or in exponential notation, 1E-9.

So 1 nanocandela = 10^{-9} 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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