How to calculate the distance of a star that is 5.74 million light years from earth?

Given that one light year is about 9.46 x 1015 m. Give your answer in meters in standard form.

2 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    just multiply 5.74 million by 9.46 * 10^15 m to get 5.43 * 10^22 m

  • 1 year ago

    5.74 million light years IS the distance.

    in meters it is

    5.74e6 LY x 9.46e15 m/LY = 5.43e22 m, or 5.43x10²² m

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