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RE: How Does A Light-year Compare With Just A Regular Year As We...

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Posted by Victor Demchenko, Jr. on April 14, 2000 21:26:13 UTC

A light year is a measure of astronomical distance. It is the distance that a beam of light (travelling at 300,000 kilometers (186,000 miles) each second) travels in one earth year (velocity of light per second times the number of seconds in a year equals the distance the light will travel in one year or one light-year)

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