Convert hectometer to light-second - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert hectometre to light second

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How many hectometer in 1 light-second?
The answer is 2997924.58.
We assume you are converting between hectometre and light second.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.01 hectometer, or 3.3356409519815E-9 light-second.
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A hectometre (American spelling: hectometer, abbreviation: hm) is a somewhat uncommonly used measurement of length, consisting of 100 metres or one tenth of a kilometre.

Definition: Light-second

A light-second is a unit of length. It is defined as the distance light travels in an absolute vacuum in one second or 299,792,458 meters. Note that this value is considered exact, since the meter is actually (as of 1983) defined in terms of the light second. It is just over 186,282 miles and almost 109 feet.

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