## ››Convert kiloyard to light year

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How many kiloyard in 1 light-year? The answer is 10346380656803.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.0010936132983377 kiloyard, or 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year.
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## ››Definition: Kiloyard

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

So 1 kiloyard = 103 yards.

## ››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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