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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... of galaxies over a region hundreds of millions of light-years across ... 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 ... Supercluster Complex, a structure one billion light years long and 150 million light years across in which, he claimed, the Local Supercluster was embedded ...
... The colony 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, while organ transplants are reserved to the ... "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 ...
... a 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 ...
... The first 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 ... These seven messages have targeted stars between 20 and 69 light-years from the Earth ... is the Arecibo message, which targeted globular cluster M13, approximately 24,000 light-years away ...
Famous quotes containing the words years and/or light:
“The years go by in single file;
But none has merited my fear,
And none has quite escaped my smile.”
—Elinor Wylie (18851928)
“Go where he will, the wise man is at home,
His hearth the earth,his hall the azure dome;
Where his clear spirit leads him, theres his road,
By Gods own light illumined and foreshadowed.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)