## 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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