## ››Convert verst to light year

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How many verst in 1 light-year? The answer is 8868326277259.8.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.00093738282714661 verst, or 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year.
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## ››Definition: Verst

A verst (Russian versta, ??????) is an obsolete Russian unit of length. It is defined as being 500 sazhen long, which makes a verst equal to 3500 feet (1066.8 metres).

## ››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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