›› 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 el [Dutch]
parsec to ligne [France]
parsec to X unit
parsec to span
parsec to rood
parsec to city block [Midwest U.S.]
parsec to miil (mijl) [Sweden, ancient]
parsec to quarter [print]
parsec to light year
parsec to legua [Spanish, post-1568]