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What is 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 1.798754748x1010 meters (1 light-minute = 1.798754748x1010 m), the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 1.798754748x107 kilometers (km) (an SI unit of length), or approximately 1.118x107 miles (mi) or 5.9014x1010 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 6.94444x10-4 light-days or 1.901326x10-6 light-years.

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light-minutes