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light-year
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Childhood's End
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  • In the first case, the sooner I finish my work here, the sooner I can get back to where I belong, a good many light-years from here.
  • NGS 549672 is forty light-years from Earth.
  • You arc looking at your own Universe, the island galaxy of which your Sun is a member, from a distance of half a million light-years.
  • He had been forty light-years into space, yet he had never walked on those silent, dusty plains less than two light-seconds away.

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  • He dropped his hand on my shoulder as I squinted through the lens at the five stars burning over fifty light-years from the spot on which we stood.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • My father’s stories had given me a glittering image of the city of Krakow, three hundred fifty miles and light-years removed from the life I knew in Narewka.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box

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