Problem: Distances in space are often quoted in units of light years, the distance light travels in one year.How many meters is it to Andromeda, the nearest galaxy, given that it is 2.00 × 106 ly away? (ly is the standard symbol for light year)

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One light-year:

1 ly=9.45×1015 m

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Distances in space are often quoted in units of light years, the distance light travels in one year.

How many meters is it to Andromeda, the nearest galaxy, given that it is 2.00 × 106 ly away? (ly is the standard symbol for light year)

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