**Full name:** light minute

**Plural form:** light minutes

**Alternate spelling:** lightminute

**Category type:** length

**Scale factor:** 17987547480

The SI base unit for length is the metre.

1 metre is equal to 5.5594015866359E-11 light-minute.

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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.

light-minute to decimetre

light-minute to spat

light-minute to pole

light-minute to hubble

light-minute to ken [Japan]

light-minute to cubit [Egyptian]

light-minute to stride [great]

light-minute to miglio

light-minute to mile [nautical, UK]

light-minute to estadio [Spain]