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Light Years

A light year is the distance that light travels through a vacuum in one year.

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Cosmic Web - Large-scale Structure - Cosmography of Our Cosmic Neighborhood
... 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 ... Complex, a structure one billion light years long and 150 million light years across in which, he claimed, the Local Supercluster was embedded ...
Light Years (Jamiroquai Song) - Tracklisting
... UK CD single "Light Years" (Edit) – 359 "Scam" (Live) – 513 "Journey To Arnhemland" (Live) – 539 "We Gettin' Down" (Live) – 931 UK 12" vinyl / Japanese CD single "Light Years" (E ...
List Of Interstellar Radio Messages
... 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, because it is a supergiant star, spectral ... These seven messages have targeted stars between 20 and 69 light-years from the Earth ... message, which targeted globular cluster M13, approximately 24,000 light-years away ...
Homeopathic Dilutions - The Paradox of Homeopathic Dilution - Analogies - 30C: 1 Ml in 1,191,016 Cubic Light Years
... (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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