## ››Convert mile [nautical, US] to light year

 mile [nautical, US] light year

 Did you mean to convert mile mile [Britain, ancient] mile [international] mile [Irish] mile [Roman, ancient] mile [Scottish] mile [statute] mile [survey] mile [statute, international] mile [statute, US] to light year

How many mile [nautical, US] in 1 light year? The answer is 5108385784330.9.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.00053995680345572 mile [nautical, US], or 1.0570008340246E-16 light year.
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## ››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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