## ››Convert metro to light year

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How many metro in 1 light-year? The answer is 9.4607304725808E+15.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1 metro, or 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year.
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## ››Definition: Metro

El metro es la unidad de longitud del Sistema Internacional de Unidades. Se define como la longitud del trayecto recorrido en el vacío por la luz durante un tiempo de 1/299 792 458 de segundo (unidad de tiempo) (aproximadamente 3,34 ns).

## ››Definition: Light-year

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).

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