››Convert rod [international] to gigalight year

 rod [international] gigalight-year

 Did you mean to convert rod [international] rod [survey] to gigalight-year

How many rod [international] in 1 gigalight-year? The answer is 1.8798725354903E+24.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.19883878151595 rod [international], or 1.0577248071986E-25 gigalight-year.
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››Definition: Rod

A rod is a unit of length, equal to 11 cubits, 5.0292 metres or 16.5 feet. A rod is the same length as a perch[1] and a pole. The lengths of the perch (one rod) and chain (four rods) were standardized in 1607 by Edmund Gunter.

The length is equal to the standardized length of the ox goad used by medieval English ploughmen; fields were measured in acres which were one chain (four rods) by one furlong (in the United Kingdom, ten chains).

››Definition: Gigalight-year

One gigalight-year, abbreviation "Gly", is one billion light-years — one of the largest distance measures used. One gigalight-year equals 306.601 million parsecs, or roughly one-thirteenth the distance to the horizon of the observable universe (dictated by the cosmic background radiation). Gigalight-years are typically used to measure distances to supergalactic structures, such as clusters of quasars or the Great Wall.

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