# light-year

## [light-year]

light-year (the distance that light travels in a vacuum in 1 year; 5.88 trillion miles or 9.46 trillion kilometers)

 Class: unit of length Converting between metric units: 1 light-year = 9,460,730,473,000,000 meters 1 kilometer = 0.000000000000105700083402461 light-years Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-year

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