Lightyears to Chains


Tell us what you think of the new site..


A lightyear is the distance that light travels in one year. Since there are various definitions for the length of a year, there are correspondingly slightly different values for a lightyear. One lightyear corresponds to about 9.461e15 m, 5.879e12 mi, or 63239.7 AU, or 0.3066 pc.

ch =
ly * 470290000000000


Unit of length equal to 66 feet, used especially in the U.S. public land surveys. The original measuring instrument (Gunter's chain) was literally a chain consisting of 100 iron links, each 7.92 inches long. Steel-ribbon tapes began to supersede chains around 1900, but surveying tapes are often still called "chains" and measuring with a tape is often called "chaining". The chain is a convenient unit in cadastral surveys because 10 square chains equal 1 acre.

Mobile phone converter app

Metric Conversion Table

Online Calculator

Años luz a Cadenas :: Années-lumières en Chaînes :: Lichtjahre in Chains :: Anos-luz em Correntes :: Anni luce a Catene :: Lichtjaren naar Kettingen :: Световые годы в Чейны :: 光年 到 鏈 :: 光年 到 链 :: 光年 から チェーン :: 광년에서 체인으로 :: Ljusår till Chain :: Lysår til Chains :: Lysår til Chain :: Světelný rok do Řetěz :: Anys Llum a Cadenes :: Έτη φωτός για Αλυσίδες :: Lata świetlne do Łańcuchy :: Svetlobno leto v Dolžinska mera (20m) :: svetelný rok do reťaz :: Fényév to Lánc :: Светлинни години в Chains :: Anos-luz em Correntes :: Valovuodet = Ketjut :: Светлосне године у Ланци :: Šviesmečiai įČeinai :: प्रकाश वर्ष से जंजीरों को :: Svjetlosne godine u Lanci :: светлавыя гады ў Чейны :: Vite-dritë në Zinxhirë :: Світлові роки в Чейні :: Ani lumină în Lanțuri :: valgusaastat to Kett