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Ha ha, nice one glen! That said, it would have to be a crap load closer that 100 Light Years!
Light travels approximately 186,000 miles in one second, in one minute it would travel 186,000 miles x 60 miles, and in one hour it would travel 186,000 miles x 60 x 60 miles. As there are 24 hours in a day it would travel 186,000 miles x 60 x 60 x 24 miles each day, and in a year (as there are 365 days in normal years but 366 days in a leap year - averaging 365.25 days in an average year) light travels 186,000 x 60 x 60 x 24 x 365.25 miles = 5.9 million, million miles. In metres that would be 300,000,000 x 60 x 60 x 24 x 365.25 m = 9.5 thousand, million, million metres or 9.5 million, million kilometres! A light year is 9,500,000,000,000 km or 5,900,000,000,000 miles. Then multiply that by 100 light years, that is one helluva distance from us!