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Why do scientists rarely use miles or kilometers when measuring distance in space? what do they use? thank you please e-mail me back before Friday Oct. 6th :)


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They get tired of saying "million bazillion kachillion" every time they talk about distance. The most common unit of distance is the light year, the distance light travels in a year, which is around 6 trillion miles.

Tim Mooney



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