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How many light-day in 1 astronomical unit? The answer is 0.0057755183310895.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.8606955462749E-14 light-day, or 6.6845871226706E-12 astronomical unit.
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›› Quick conversion chart of light-day to astronomical unit

1 light-day to astronomical unit = 173.14463 astronomical unit

2 light-day to astronomical unit = 346.28927 astronomical unit

3 light-day to astronomical unit = 519.4339 astronomical unit

4 light-day to astronomical unit = 692.57853 astronomical unit

5 light-day to astronomical unit = 865.72316 astronomical unit

6 light-day to astronomical unit = 1038.8678 astronomical unit

7 light-day to astronomical unit = 1212.01243 astronomical unit

8 light-day to astronomical unit = 1385.15706 astronomical unit

9 light-day to astronomical unit = 1558.30169 astronomical unit

10 light-day to astronomical unit = 1731.44633 astronomical unit



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›› Definition: Light-day

A light day (also written light-day) is a unit of length. It is defined as the distance light travels in an absolute vacuum in one day (of 86,400 seconds) or 25,902,068,371,200 metres (~26 Tm).

Note that this value is exact, since the metre is actually defined in terms of the speed of light. The light day isn't very frequently used at all since there are few astronomical objects or distances of that magnitude; the Oort cloud, for example, is thought to extend between 290 and 580 light-days out from the Sun.


›› Definition: Astronomical unit

The astronomical unit (AU or au or a.u. or sometimes ua) is a unit of length. It is approximately equal to the mean distance between the Earth and Sun. The currently accepted value of the AU is 149 597 870 691 ± 30 metres (about 150 million kilometres or 93 million miles).

The symbol "ua" is recommended by the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, but in the United States and other anglophone countries the reverse usage is more common. The International Astronomical Union recommends "au" and international standard ISO 31-1 uses "AU".


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