›› Convert gigalight year to megalight year


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How many gigalight-year in 1 megalight-year? The answer is 0.001.
We assume you are converting between gigalight year and megalight year.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1.0577248071986E-25 gigalight-year, or 1.0577248071986E-22 megalight-year.
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›› Quick conversion chart of gigalight-year to megalight-year

1 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 1000 megalight-year

2 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 2000 megalight-year

3 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 3000 megalight-year

4 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 4000 megalight-year

5 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 5000 megalight-year

6 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 6000 megalight-year

7 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 7000 megalight-year

8 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 8000 megalight-year

9 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 9000 megalight-year

10 gigalight-year to megalight-year = 10000 megalight-year

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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: Megalight-year

One megalight-year, abbreviated "Mly", is one million light-years, or 306,601 parsecs. Megalight-years are typically used to measure distances between neighboring galaxies and galaxy clusters.

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