How many feet in 1 light-year? The answer is 3.1039141970409E+16. We assume you are converting between foot and light year. You can view more details on each measurement unit: feet or light-year The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 3.2808398950131 feet, or 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between feet and light years. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!
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A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. There are twelve inches in one foot and three feet in one yard.
A light year, abbreviated ly, is the distance light travels in one year: roughly 9.46 × 1012 kilometres (9.46 petametres, or about 5.88 × 1012 (nearly six trillion) miles). More specifically, a light year is defined as the distance that a photon would travel, in free space and infinitely far away from any gravitational or magnetic fields, in one Julian year (365.25 days of 86400 seconds each).
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