How many cm in 1 light-hour?
The answer is 1.0792528488E+14.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 9.2656693110598E-13 light-hour.
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A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 10^{3} are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

››Definition: Light-hour

A light-hour (also written light hour) is a unit of length. It is the distance travelled by light in vacuum in one hour. Based on the current definition of the metre a light-hour is equal to 1,079,252,848,800 metres (~1.08 Tm).

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