Size matters ...

How big is 9.46 trillion km ?

  • Equivalent to 9.46 quadrillion meter
  • More or less ...

  • Smaller than: A parsec (31 trillion km) ...
  • Bigger than: Distance to the Oort Cloud (748 billion km) ...
  • Close to/Same as: A light year (9.46 trillion km) ...
  • And equivalent to ...

  • 2,103 times the distance from the Sun to Neptune (4.5 billion km) ...
  • 63,200 times the distance from the Earth to the Sun (149.6 million km) ...
  • And, neatly, although approximately ...

  • is about as big as A light year (9.46 trillion km)...
  • is 4000 x Diameter of the star UY Scuti, largest known star (2.377 billion km)...
  • is 10000 x Length (circumference) of Earth's orbit around the Sun (940 million km)...
  • Is That A Big Number? - The Book

    Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.

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