›› Convert mile [survey] to light year


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How many mile [survey] 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 [survey], or 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year.
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›› Definition: Mile

The survey mile (or U.S. statute mile) is a common measurement in the U.S. where the mile is defined based on the survey foot. This results a slightly different calculation than the statute mile, which is defined as exactly 1609.344 meters. The survey mile is defined as 5280 survey feet, which comes out to around 1609.3472 meters.


›› 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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