## ››Convert gigalight year to centimetre

 gigalight-year centimeter

How many gigalight-year in 1 centimeter? The answer is 1.0577248071986E-27.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1.0577248071986E-25 gigalight-year, or 100 centimeter.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of gigalight-year to centimeter

1 gigalight-year to centimeter = 9.454254955488E+26 centimeter

2 gigalight-year to centimeter = 1.8908509910976E+27 centimeter

3 gigalight-year to centimeter = 2.8362764866464E+27 centimeter

4 gigalight-year to centimeter = 3.7817019821952E+27 centimeter

5 gigalight-year to centimeter = 4.727127477744E+27 centimeter

6 gigalight-year to centimeter = 5.6725529732928E+27 centimeter

7 gigalight-year to centimeter = 6.6179784688416E+27 centimeter

8 gigalight-year to centimeter = 7.5634039643904E+27 centimeter

9 gigalight-year to centimeter = 8.5088294599392E+27 centimeter

10 gigalight-year to centimeter = 9.454254955488E+27 centimeter

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## ››Definition: Gigalight-year

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.

## ››Definition: Centimeter

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 103 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.

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