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light

(Easy), adjective breezy, carefree, cushy, debonair, effortless, facile, lighthearted, manageable, not burdensome, not complex, not complicated, not difficult, not involved, nothing to it, painless, plain, simple, smooth, straightforward, uncomplicated

light

(Entertaining), adjective amusing, animated, beamish, bird-witted, blithe, blithesome, breezy, capricious, carefree, changeable, cheerful, cheery, comical, debonair, distracting, diverting, easygoing, elated, erratic, fickle, flighty, flyaway, free and easy, frivolous, gay, glad, gleeful, happy, happy as a lark, happy-go-lucky, humorous, impulsive, in good or high spirits, inconsequential, inconstant, insouciant, irresponsible, jaunty, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, jubilant, laughing, lighthearted, lively, merry, mirthful, optimistic, out in left field, out to lunch, petty, pleasing, pleasurable, positive, recreative, riant, scatterbrained, skittish, smiling, sportive, sunny, superficial, trivial, unimportant, untroubled, upbeat, volatile, witty

light

(Weightless), adjective airy, buoyant, diluted, feathery, floatable, floating, fluffy, light as a feather, light as air, lighter than air, slender, slight, superficial, thin, unsubstantial, watered down

light

(Daylight), noun crack of dawn, dawn, day, daylight hours, daytime, starlight, sunbeam, sunrise, sunshine, sunup, visibility

light

(Illumination), noun beaming, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, clearness, comprehension, effulgence, flood of light, fluorescence, glare, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glitter, glow, glowing, incandescence, irradiation, knowledge, lambency, lightness, luminescence, luminosity, luminous energy, luminousness, luster, openness, publicity, radiance, radiation, sheen, shine, shining, sparkle, sunlight, understanding
Associated concepts: evidence coming to light, shine the light of law
See also: deft, frivolous, jocular, minimal, negligible, slight, subtle, trivial
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If they were centered on the Pleiades just 440 light-years away, we'd be well inside them
NGC 660, an 11th-magnitude polarring galaxy located a mere 43 million light-years away in Pisces, was best seen at 77x with a galaxy-contrast-enhancement (GCE) filter.
In 2007 a clever statistical technique, based on surface-brightness fluctuations in the cluster's elliptical galaxies, yielded 54 million light-years.
In the first, Istvan Dekany (Millennium Institute of Astrophysics, Chile) and colleagues announced the discovery of two Cepheids 37,000 light-years from Earth and 11,000 light-years from our galaxy's center.
He notes that the separation among the quasars, about 100,000 light-years, is a distance typical of interacting galaxies.
The two astronomers had previously confirmed the first discovery, announced by Swiss scientists in October, of a planet around another ordinary star, 51 Pegasi, about 40 light-years away.
5 million light-years from Earth and is visible to the naked eye.
So the distance is roughly 400 million light-years.
The particle jets streaming from the neighborhood of a supermassive black hole punch their way out of their home galaxies and extend hundreds of thousands of light-years beyond.
Half as massive as Jupiter and residing 450 light-years from Earth, the planet is just one-twentieth the distance from its parent star that Earth is from the sun.
Two newly discovered brown dwarfs lie about 7 light-years away, making them the closest brown dwarfs known and maybe the third-closest star system known.