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How many point in 1 arcsecond? The answer is 2.46913580247E-5.
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The SI derived unit for angle is the radian.
1 radian is equal to 5.09295817894 point, or 206264.806247 arcsecond.
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›› Definition: Point

The point used in navigation uses k = 32/2pi. 1 point = 1/32 full circle = 1/8 right angle = 11.25 = 12.5 gon. It is a binary subunit of the full circle. Naming all 32 points on a compass rose is boxing the compass.


›› 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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