Convert light second to centimetre


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How many light-second in 1 centimeter? The answer is 3.3356409519815E-11.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.3356409519815E-9 light-second, or 100 centimeter.
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Quick conversion chart of light-second to centimeter

1 light-second to centimeter = 29979245800 centimeter

2 light-second to centimeter = 59958491600 centimeter

3 light-second to centimeter = 89937737400 centimeter

4 light-second to centimeter = 119916983200 centimeter

5 light-second to centimeter = 149896229000 centimeter

6 light-second to centimeter = 179875474800 centimeter

7 light-second to centimeter = 209854720600 centimeter

8 light-second to centimeter = 239833966400 centimeter

9 light-second to centimeter = 269813212200 centimeter

10 light-second to centimeter = 299792458000 centimeter

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Definition: Light-second

A light-second is a unit of length. It is defined as the distance light travels in an absolute vacuum in one second or 299,792,458 meters. Note that this value is considered exact, since the meter is actually (as of 1983) defined in terms of the light second. It is just over 186,282 miles and almost 109 feet.

Definition: Centimeter

A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 103 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

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