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If we want to calculate how many Miles are 5 Light Years we have to multiply 5 by 8212439646337500 and divide the product by 1397. So for 5 we have: (5 × 8212439646337500) ÷ 1397 = 4.1062198231688E+16 ÷ 1397 = 29393126865918 Miles
So finally 5 light year = 29393126865918 mi