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Convert terametre to gigalight year

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How many terameter in 1 gigalight-year?
The answer is 9454254955488.
We assume you are converting between terametre and gigalight year.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1.0E-12 terameter, or 1.0577248071986E-25 gigalight-year.
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The SI prefix "tera" represents a factor of
10^{12}, or in exponential notation, 1E12.

So 1 terametre = 10^{12} metre.

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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