## Convert pik to light year

 pik light-year

How many pik in 1 light-year? The answer is 1.3324972496593E+16. We assume you are converting between pik and light year. You can view more details on each measurement unit: pik or light-year The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 1.4084507042254 pik, or 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between piks and light years. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

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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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