# Special relativity (Lorentz contraction) Calculator

## Calculates the length contraction of a body moving with some relative velocity with respect to the observer.

Length of a body L0
1. m
Relative velocity v
1. km/s
2. ≦c

Observed length L
 m
Velocity ratio to light v/c
 %
 $\normal Lorentz\ contraction\\\vspace{5}\hspace{20} L=L_0\sqrt{1-{\large\frac{v^2}{c^2}}},\hspace{20}c=299792.458km/s$

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