light n. 2
a light year
It’s in the Omega Centaurus cluster. That’s twenty thousand lights away!
Stainless-Steel Knight in Worlds of If July 41/1
And four lights away, the Niss blockade of Terra still stands!
Earthblood in Worlds of If June 138/2
I shan’t be a moment. Terra is scarcely a thousand lights from here.
The Wish in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Sept. 101/1
I'd been on a very strenuous year-long tour as Sensitive on an Extended Contact party six lights away.
Color of Neanderthal Eyes 2
Sjandra Kei is thirty-nine hundred lights spinward from here.
Fire Upon Deep (1993) 297
We have several missions available forty lights down the Beach.
Light (2004) 12
John T. Phillifent, writing as John Rackham, in Worlds of If
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