›› Measurement unit: parsec

Full name: parsec

Plural form: parsecs

Category type: length

Scale factor: 3.0856776E+16


›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.24077927001E-17 parsec.


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›› Definition: Parsec

The parsec (symbol pc) is a unit of length used in astronomy. It stands for "parallax of one arc second", and is approximately 19,131,554,073,600 (19 trillion) miles.


›› Sample conversions: parsec

parsec to cable [British]
parsec to micrometre
parsec to ligne [France]
parsec to milliare [Rome]
parsec to point [Britain, US]
parsec to foot [pre-1963 Canada]
parsec to mil [Sweden]
parsec to mile [statute]
parsec to point [Adobe]
parsec to tu