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The unit of volume in space

  1. Jul 28, 2003 #1
    While reading another thread it occured to me - what unit is used to measure volumn in space? I know light-years are used to measure distance, so is it 'cubic light-year', ala 'cubic meter'?
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  3. Jul 29, 2003 #2


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    Cubic light years is the most common measure. For REALLY large volumes cubic parsecs is often used.
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