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