## Convert light second to kiloparsec

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How many light-second in 1 kiloparsec? The answer is 102927125671.72.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.3356409519815E-9 light-second, or 3.2407792700054E-20 kiloparsec.
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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: Kiloparsec

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

So 1 kiloparsec = 103 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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