the distance light travels in one year
He makes its distance from the solar system 1,273,000 times the earth’s diameter from the sun, and its distance measured in ‘light years’ (as the Germans call the space traversed by light in a year) as 20.1.
The distances in light-years of the last two stars.
At one time there was the cold, blue-white smoke of a gaseous nebula within five light years of the ship.
This empire filled a rough sphere in space, about two thousand light-years across.
Drive—space-warp [.] Range—18 years at light-year velocity [.] Registry—Earth, United Spaceship.
Millions upon millions of light years of absolutely nothing, except a few molecules of ionized gas.
Dozens of light-years from the nearest star, it was simply a collection of asteroidal debris.
The vast likelihood was that we would both die on that ball of mud fifty light-years from home.
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