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How many astronomical unit in 1 inches? The answer is 1.6978851291583E-13.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 6.6845871226706E-12 astronomical unit, or 39.370078740157 inches.
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›› Quick conversion chart of astronomical unit to inches

1 astronomical unit to inches = 5889679948464.6 inches

2 astronomical unit to inches = 11779359896929 inches

3 astronomical unit to inches = 17669039845394 inches

4 astronomical unit to inches = 23558719793858 inches

5 astronomical unit to inches = 29448399742323 inches

6 astronomical unit to inches = 35338079690787 inches

7 astronomical unit to inches = 41227759639252 inches

8 astronomical unit to inches = 47117439587717 inches

9 astronomical unit to inches = 53007119536181 inches

10 astronomical unit to inches = 58896799484646 inches



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›› Definition: Astronomical unit

The astronomical unit (AU or au or a.u. or sometimes ua) is a unit of length. It is approximately equal to the mean distance between the Earth and Sun. The currently accepted value of the AU is 149 597 870 691 ± 30 metres (about 150 million kilometres or 93 million miles).

The symbol "ua" is recommended by the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, but in the United States and other anglophone countries the reverse usage is more common. The International Astronomical Union recommends "au" and international standard ISO 31-1 uses "AU".


›› Definition: Inch

An inch is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. The inch is usually the universal unit of measurement in the United States, and is widely used in the United Kingdom, and Canada, despite the introduction of metric to the latter two in the 1960s and 1970s, respectively. The inch is still commonly used informally, although somewhat less, in other Commonwealth nations such as Australia; an example being the long standing tradition of measuring the height of newborn children in inches rather than centimetres. The international inch is defined to be equal to 25.4 millimeters.


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