LightYear

As of Version 9.0, unit functionality is built into the Wolfram Language


is a unit of length.

DetailsDetails

  • To use , you first need to load the Units Package using Needs["Units`"].
  • is equivalent to 9.46073×1015 Meter (SI units).
  • Convert[n LightYear,newunits] converts n LightYear to a form involving units newunits.
  • One is the distance light travels in a year in a vacuum.
  • is typically abbreviated as ly.