›› Measurement unit: light-hour

Full name: light hour

Plural form: light hours

Alternate spelling: lighthour

Category type: length

Scale factor: 1079252848800


›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 9.2656693110598E-13 light-hour.


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›› Definition: Light-hour

A light-hour (also written light hour) is a unit of length. It is the distance travelled by light in vacuum in one hour. Based on the current definition of the metre a light-hour is equal to 1,079,252,848,800 metres (~1.08 Tm).


›› Sample conversions: light-hour

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