Convert light-minute to kiloparsec - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert light minute to kiloparsec

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How many light-minute in 1 kiloparsec?
The answer is 1715452094.5287.
We assume you are converting between light minute and kiloparsec.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 5.5594015866359E-11 light-minute, or 3.2407792700054E-20 kiloparsec.
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A light-minute (also written light minute) is a unit of length. It is defined as the distance light travels in an absolute vacuum in one minute or 17,987,547,480 metres (~18 Gm). Note that this value is exact, since the metre is actually defined in terms of the light-second.

Definition: Kiloparsec

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kiloparsec = 10^{3} parsecs.

The definition of a parsec is as follows:

The parsec (symbol pc) is a unit of length used in astronomy. It stands for "parallax of one arc second", and is approximately 19,131,554,073,600 (19 trillion) miles.

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