## Convert hectometre to light year

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How many hectometer in 1 light-year? The answer is 94607304725808. We assume you are converting between hectometre and light year. You can view more details on each measurement unit: hectometer or light-year The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 0.01 hectometer, 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 hectometers and light years. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

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## Definition: Hectometer

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-year

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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