›› Convert megalight year to gigalight year


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How many megalight-year in 1 gigalight-year? The answer is 1000.
We assume you are converting between megalight year and gigalight year.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1.0577248071986E-22 megalight-year, or 1.0577248071986E-25 gigalight-year.
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›› Quick conversion chart of megalight-year to gigalight-year

1 megalight-year to gigalight-year = 0.001 gigalight-year

10 megalight-year to gigalight-year = 0.01 gigalight-year

50 megalight-year to gigalight-year = 0.05 gigalight-year

100 megalight-year to gigalight-year = 0.1 gigalight-year

200 megalight-year to gigalight-year = 0.2 gigalight-year

500 megalight-year to gigalight-year = 0.5 gigalight-year

1000 megalight-year to gigalight-year = 1 gigalight-year

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›› Definition: Megalight-year

One megalight-year, abbreviated "Mly", is one million light-years, or 306,601 parsecs. Megalight-years are typically used to measure distances between neighboring galaxies and galaxy clusters.

›› Definition: Gigalight-year

One gigalight-year, abbreviation "Gly", is one billion light-years — one of the largest distance measures used. One gigalight-year equals 306.601 million parsecs, or roughly one-thirteenth the distance to the horizon of the observable universe (dictated by the cosmic background radiation). Gigalight-years are typically used to measure distances to supergalactic structures, such as clusters of quasars or the Great Wall.

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