How many dekameter in 1 gigalight-year?
The answer is 9.454254955488E+23.
We assume you are converting between dekametre and gigalight year.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 dekameter, or 1.0577248071986E-25 gigalight-year.
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A decametre (American spelling: dekameter, symbol: dam) is a measurement of distance equal to ten metres. This measure is included mostly for completeness. It very rarely has any practical application.
One gigalight-year, abbreviation "Gly", is one billion light-years — one of the largest distance measures used. One gigalight-year equals 306.601 million parsecs, or roughly one-thirteenth the distance to the horizon of the observable universe (dictated by the cosmic background radiation). Gigalight-years are typically used to measure distances to supergalactic structures, such as clusters of quasars or the Great Wall.
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