›› Convert kilofoot to light year


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How many kilofoot in 1 light-year? The answer is 31039141970409.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.0032808398950131 kilofoot, or 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year.
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›› Definition: Kilofoot

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilofoot = 103 feet.

The definition of a foot is as follows:

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.


›› 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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