# Lightyears to Chains (ly to ch)

## Lightyears to Chains (ly to ch) conversion calculator

Chains to Lightyears (Swap units)

1ly = 4.7028949858089E+14ch

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Lightyears to Chains conversion formula

Chains = Lightyears * 4.7028949858089E+14

### Lightyears to Chains calculation

Chains = Lightyears * 4.7028949858089E+14

Chains = 1 * 4.7028949858089E+14

Chains = 4.7028949858089E+14

## What is a lightyear?

A lightyear is a unit of measurement used in astronomy to describe vast distances in space. It represents the distance that light travels in one year, which is approximately 5.88 trillion miles or 9.46 trillion kilometers. The term "lightyear" is derived from the fact that light, which travels at a speed of about 186,282 miles per second (299,792 kilometers per second), can cover an incredible distance in the span of a year.

The concept of a lightyear is crucial in understanding the vastness of the universe. Since light travels at a finite speed, it takes time for light to reach us from distant celestial objects. Therefore, when we observe objects that are millions or billions of lightyears away, we are actually seeing them as they appeared millions or billions of years ago. This allows astronomers to study the history and evolution of the universe by observing distant galaxies and other cosmic phenomena.

## What is a chain?

The chain is a unit of length measurement commonly used in surveying and land measurement. It is primarily used in countries that follow the imperial system of measurement, such as the United States and the United Kingdom. One chain is equal to 66 feet or 20.1168 meters. It is further divided into 100 links, with each link measuring 0.66 feet or 7.92 inches.

The chain was historically used for measuring large areas of land, such as farms or estates. Surveyors would use chains to measure distances between points and establish boundaries. The use of chains allowed for more accurate measurements compared to other methods available at the time. Today, the chain is still used in some specialized fields, such as civil engineering and land surveying, although it has been largely replaced by more modern and precise measurement tools like GPS.

## Lightyears to Chains table

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Lightyears
Chains
0ly
0.00000ch
1ly
470,289,498,580,889.31250ch
2ly
940,578,997,161,778.62500ch
3ly
1,410,868,495,742,668.00000ch
4ly
1,881,157,994,323,557.25000ch
5ly
2,351,447,492,904,446.50000ch
6ly
2,821,736,991,485,336.00000ch
7ly
3,292,026,490,066,225.50000ch
8ly
3,762,315,988,647,114.50000ch
9ly
4,232,605,487,228,004.00000ch
10ly
4,702,894,985,808,893.00000ch
11ly
5,173,184,484,389,783.00000ch
12ly
5,643,473,982,970,672.00000ch
13ly
6,113,763,481,551,561.00000ch
14ly
6,584,052,980,132,451.00000ch
15ly
7,054,342,478,713,340.00000ch
16ly
7,524,631,977,294,229.00000ch
17ly
7,994,921,475,875,119.00000ch
18ly
8,465,210,974,456,008.00000ch
19ly
8,935,500,473,036,896.00000ch
Lightyears
Chains
20ly
9,405,789,971,617,786.00000ch
21ly
9,876,079,470,198,676.00000ch
22ly
10,346,368,968,779,566.00000ch
23ly
10,816,658,467,360,454.00000ch
24ly
11,286,947,965,941,344.00000ch
25ly
11,757,237,464,522,232.00000ch
26ly
12,227,526,963,103,122.00000ch
27ly
12,697,816,461,684,012.00000ch
28ly
13,168,105,960,264,902.00000ch
29ly
13,638,395,458,845,790.00000ch
30ly
14,108,684,957,426,680.00000ch
31ly
14,578,974,456,007,570.00000ch
32ly
15,049,263,954,588,458.00000ch
33ly
15,519,553,453,169,346.00000ch
34ly
15,989,842,951,750,238.00000ch
35ly
16,460,132,450,331,126.00000ch
36ly
16,930,421,948,912,016.00000ch
37ly
17,400,711,447,492,904.00000ch
38ly
17,871,000,946,073,792.00000ch
39ly
18,341,290,444,654,684.00000ch
Lightyears
Chains
40ly
18,811,579,943,235,572.00000ch
41ly
19,281,869,441,816,464.00000ch
42ly
19,752,158,940,397,352.00000ch
43ly
20,222,448,438,978,240.00000ch
44ly
20,692,737,937,559,132.00000ch
45ly
21,163,027,436,140,020.00000ch
46ly
21,633,316,934,720,908.00000ch
47ly
22,103,606,433,301,796.00000ch
48ly
22,573,895,931,882,688.00000ch
49ly
23,044,185,430,463,576.00000ch
50ly
23,514,474,929,044,464.00000ch
51ly
23,984,764,427,625,356.00000ch
52ly
24,455,053,926,206,244.00000ch
53ly
24,925,343,424,787,132.00000ch
54ly
25,395,632,923,368,024.00000ch
55ly
25,865,922,421,948,912.00000ch
56ly
26,336,211,920,529,804.00000ch
57ly
26,806,501,419,110,692.00000ch
58ly
27,276,790,917,691,580.00000ch
59ly
27,747,080,416,272,472.00000ch
Lightyears
Chains
60ly
28,217,369,914,853,360.00000ch
61ly
28,687,659,413,434,248.00000ch
62ly
29,157,948,912,015,140.00000ch
63ly
29,628,238,410,596,024.00000ch
64ly
30,098,527,909,176,916.00000ch
65ly
30,568,817,407,757,808.00000ch
66ly
31,039,106,906,338,692.00000ch
67ly
31,509,396,404,919,584.00000ch
68ly
31,979,685,903,500,476.00000ch
69ly
32,449,975,402,081,360.00000ch
70ly
32,920,264,900,662,252.00000ch
71ly
33,390,554,399,243,144.00000ch
72ly
33,860,843,897,824,032.00000ch
73ly
34,331,133,396,404,920.00000ch
74ly
34,801,422,894,985,808.00000ch
75ly
35,271,712,393,566,700.00000ch
76ly
35,742,001,892,147,584.00000ch
77ly
36,212,291,390,728,480.00000ch
78ly
36,682,580,889,309,368.00000ch
79ly
37,152,870,387,890,256.00000ch