Measurement unit: light-minute

Full name: light minute

Plural form: light minutes

Alternate spelling: lightminute

Category type: length

Scale factor: 17987547480

SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 5.5594015866359E-11 light-minute.

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Definition: Light-minute

A light-minute (also written light minute) is a unit of length. It is defined as the distance light travels in an absolute vacuum in one minute or 17,987,547,480 metres (~18 Gm). Note that this value is exact, since the metre is actually defined in terms of the light-second.

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