›› Convert degree to arcsecond

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How many degree in 1 arcsecond? The answer is 0.000277777777778.
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The SI derived unit for angle is the radian.
1 radian is equal to 57.2957795131 degree, or 206264.806247 arcsecond.
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›› Definition: Degree

A degree (or in full degree of arc), usually symbolized by the symbol , is a measurement of plane angles, or of a location along a great circle of a sphere (such as the Earth or the celestial sphere), representing 1/360 of a full rotation.


›› Definition: Second

A second of arc or arcsecond is a unit of angular measurement which comprises one-sixtieth of an arcminute, or 1/3600 of a degree of arc or 1/1296000 (approximately 7.710-7) of a circle. It is the angular diameter of an object of 1 unit diameter at a distance of 3606060/(2pi) (approximately 206,265 units), such as (approximately) 1 cm at 2.1 km, or, directly from the definition, 1 astronomical unit at 1 parsec.


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