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A light year is the distance that light can travel in a year.

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Q: In astronomy and distances of the universe how much is a ly?
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What mysteries are in astronomy?

There are numerous vast amounts of objects that are in space that we cannot determine. It would take too much time to find everything in the universe. Planets such as GCP-925 (which is millions of ly away) is half the size of earth, has a oxygen-rich enviornment, and has lung-like creatures living on it. This is as far as we can go to the various things our universe holds.


What does ly stand for in Astronomy?

That is short for "light-year" - the distance light travels in a year. Approximately 9.5 million million kilometers.


What adverb to describe eat?

regularyhorriblynormallystupidlyPretty much anything with 'ly' at the end.


What measurement do scientists use for the distance between stars and Earth?

scientists use light-years to measure long distances in space. a light year, (abrviated ly) is the distance light can travel.


What does the prefix ''ly'' mean?

In the shape of or much like. Also known as similar.


How much is 92 billion light years in millions?

92,000 million ly


How do you figure a sale increase over last year sales?

(TY-LY)/LY=%increase TY = This Year LY = Last Year (TY-LY)/LY=%increase TY = This Year LY = Last Year


Why might one 'side' of the universe not be able to see the other 'side'?

First of all, there are no "sides" to our Universe, unless you want to refer to "that infinitesmally small part of our Universe that we can presently see" as "the Universe." The totality of our Universe has no center, thus it also has no "side." There are, however, "parts" of our Universe, and not all parts can see all other parts. In our case, we can only see objects about 46 billion light-years* away, meaning we see only a VERY small part of the total Universe. It's because there's only been 13.78 billion years for any light from any object to travel towards us. That means any object whose light would have needed 14 billion years to reach us, won't be seen by us. * Yes, 46 billion ly, not 13.8 billion ly. The reason that we can see that far is a bit technical, but is a consequence of our expanding Universe.


What is the suffix of promptly?

The suffix in promptly is -ly. The -ly changes prompt to an adverb.


How big is our universe?

There is no number big enough to tell what the space is for our universe! Actually, here we go... SA=3.14x10^11 LY sq If SA is surface area, 3.14 is PI, 10 is 10,000,000,000,000. and 11, a multiply er of 11,000,000,000,000, LY being light years, and sq being squared. The universe at this time, being approximately 110,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Light years across, according to the Holographic Theory, then the universe is 110,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 x3.14159 ... 345,574,9000,000,000,000,000,000,000, LYs Sq'd, expanding at a LY a second, 9,460,528,410,545,436.2688 meters, and 5,878,625,373,184 miles. miles each second. Increasing this number per second, making this sum worthless. As by now, even half a second after reading this, the numbers have changed. So, there's no way to now because by now, and...now....and now... it's expanded at 17635876119552 miles... THIS IS ROUGH ESTIMATES BASED ON UNPROVEN THEORY'S ,


Is there much water in the temperate forest?

Yes there are many rivers and wateralls that ly in that area


What is the suffix of the word unfortunately?

A suffix is the ending of a word. The suffix of the word, unfortunately, is -ly.