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light year

Translation of light year in Spanish:

noun

  • (Astronomy) it's 4 light years from Earth
    está a 4 años luz de la tierra
    Example sentences
    • Neutrinos are ghostly particles that can travel through a light year of lead and they have no problem escaping directly from the core of a supernova.
    • If a star exploded a light year away, the increased cosmic ray intensity could have killed the animals by giving them all an intense dose of radiation.
    • A light year is a convenient means of distance measurement because conventional means in miles or kilometers is so large as to thwart true appreciation.
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