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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... - 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 ...
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... galaxies over a region hundreds of millions of light-years across ... 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 ... Complex, a structure one billion light years long and 150 million light years across in which, he claimed, the Local Supercluster was embedded ...
... 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 ... Arecibo message, which targeted globular cluster M13, approximately 24,000 light-years away ...
... 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 ... "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 ...
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“The eastern light our spires touch at morning,
The light that slants upon our western doors at evening,
The twilight over stagnant pools at batflight,
Moon light and star light, owl and moth light,
Glow-worm glowlight on a grassblade.
O Light Invisible, we worship Thee!”
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