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How many fathom in 1 light-day?
The answer is 14163423212598.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.54680664916885 fathom, or 3.8606955462749E-14 light-day.
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unit of length equal to six feet used to measure depth of water
A light day (also written light-day) is a unit of length. It is defined as the distance light travels in an absolute vacuum in one day (of 86,400 seconds) or 25,902,068,371,200 metres (~26 Tm).
Note that this value is exact, since the metre is actually defined in terms of the speed of light. The light day isn't very frequently used at all since there are few astronomical objects or distances of that magnitude; the Oort cloud, for example, is thought to extend between 290 and 580 light-days out from the Sun.
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