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About light-minute

The light-minute, or light minute, is an astronomical unit of distance defined as the distance that light travels in free space (or vacuum) in one minute.

The light-minute is equal to 1.798754748 × 1010 meters (1 light-minute = 1.798754748 × 1010 m), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). The light-minute is also equal to 1.798754748 × 107 kilometers (km) (an SI unit of length), or approximately 1.118 × 107 miles (mi) or 5.9014 × 1010 feet (ft), which are US customary / Imperial units of length.

The light-minute along with light-second, light-hour and light-day are used in popular science publications. One light-minute is equal to 60 light-seconds, or 0.0166666(6) light-hours, or approximately 6.94444 × 10-4 light-days or 1.901326 × 10-6 light-years.

Plural: light-minutes

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