A light year is the distance that light travels through a vacuum in one year.
Light year(s) and lightyear(s) may also refer to:
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... cube of water measuring 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 (1018) metres per side, which is about 106 light years ... When spherical, then it would be a ball of 131.1 light years in diameter ...
... of them was sent to Polaris, which is 431 light years distant from us and whose planetary system, even if it exists, may not be suited for life, because it is a supergiant star ... have targeted stars between 20 and 69 light-years from the Earth ...
... called the Great Attractor affects the motion of galaxies over a region hundreds of millions of light-years across ... Great Attractor, discovered in 1986, lies at a distance of between 150 million and 250 million light-years (250 million is the most recent estimate), in the direction of the Hydra and Centaurus constellations ... what he called the Pisces-Cetus Supercluster Complex, a structure one billion light years long and 150 million light years across in which, he claimed, the Local ...
... world Plateau in the Tau Ceti system (11.9 light-years from Earth) lives by a rigorous code All crimes are punishable by involuntary organ harvesting ... "8.3 light-years from Sol, almost directly between Sol and Tau Ceti, lie the twin red dwarf stars L726-8 ... A billionaire makes a six-year journey to the Barnard's Star system (6 light-years away) to open a wormhole in 2049 ...
Famous quotes containing the words years and/or light:
“Once in seven years I burn all my sermons; for it is a shame if I cannot write better sermons now than I did seven years ago.”
—John Wesley (17031791)
“I think continually of those who were truly great.
Who, from the womb, remembered the souls history
Through corridors of light where the hours are suns,
Endless and singing.”
—Stephen Spender (19091995)