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How many light-year in 1 micrometer?
The answer is 1.0570008340246E-22.

We assume you are converting between **light year** and **micrometre**.

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The SI base unit for **length** is the metre.

1 metre is equal to 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year, or 1000000 micrometer.

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1 light-year to micrometer = 9.4607304725808E+21 micrometer

2 light-year to micrometer = 1.8921460945162E+22 micrometer

3 light-year to micrometer = 2.8382191417742E+22 micrometer

4 light-year to micrometer = 3.7842921890323E+22 micrometer

5 light-year to micrometer = 4.7303652362904E+22 micrometer

6 light-year to micrometer = 5.6764382835485E+22 micrometer

7 light-year to micrometer = 6.6225113308066E+22 micrometer

8 light-year to micrometer = 7.5685843780646E+22 micrometer

9 light-year to micrometer = 8.5146574253227E+22 micrometer

10 light-year to micrometer = 9.4607304725808E+22 micrometer

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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).

A micrometre (American spelling: micrometer, symbol µm) is an SI unit of length equal to one millionth of a metre, or about a tenth of the size of a droplet of mist or fog. It is also commonly known as a micron, although that term is officially outdated. It can be written in the expanded mathmatical notation (1×10^{-6} m)

The symbol µ is the "micro sign", which should look identical to the Greek letter mu (?) (the two may or may not look the same, depending on the font). The symbol "um" is sometimes used, when the µ and ? are not available, for example when using a typewriter.

The micrometre is a common unit of measurement for wavelengths of infrared radiation. Some people (especially in astronomy and the semiconductor business) use the old name micron and/or the solitary symbol µ (both of which were official between 1879 and 1967) to denote a micrometre. This practice persists in the face of official discouragement, perhaps to help disambiguate between the unit of measurement and the micrometer, a measuring device.

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