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Astronomical Units to Light Minutes - Convert au to light minute


Astronomical Units (au) Conversion

Astronomical unit is a unit of length which describes the average distance between the Earth and the sun and is used to measure distances in the Solar system. This unit is accepted by the SI system. The exact numbers vary as Earth orbits the Sun from a maximum (aphelion) to a minimum (perihelion). Since 2012, the Astronomical unit has been defined as exactly equal to 149597870700 meters or about 150 million kilometers (93 million miles).

Light Minutes (light minute) Conversion

A light minute is the distance traveled by light in one minute in a vacuum. A light minute is 60 light seconds (about 17987547 kilometers or 11176944 miles).

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