How many mile [statute, US] in 1 light year?
The answer is 5878613615932.9.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.00062136994949495 mile [statute, US], or 1.0570008340246E-16 light year.
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The U.S. statute mile (or survey mile) is defined by the survey foot. This is different from the international statute mile, which is defined as exactly 1609.344 meters. The U.S. statute mile is defined as 5280 U.S. survey feet, which is around 1609.3472 meters.
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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