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How many astronomical unit in 1 rod? The answer is 3.3618125557335E-11.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 6.6845871226706E-12 astronomical unit, or 0.19883878151595 rod.
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›› Quick conversion chart of astronomical unit to rod

1 astronomical unit to rod = 29745858325.579 rod

2 astronomical unit to rod = 59491716651.157 rod

3 astronomical unit to rod = 89237574976.736 rod

4 astronomical unit to rod = 118983433302.31 rod

5 astronomical unit to rod = 148729291627.89 rod

6 astronomical unit to rod = 178475149953.47 rod

7 astronomical unit to rod = 208221008279.05 rod

8 astronomical unit to rod = 237966866604.63 rod

9 astronomical unit to rod = 267712724930.21 rod

10 astronomical unit to rod = 297458583255.79 rod



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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: Rod

A rod is a unit of length, equal to 11 cubits, 5.0292 metres or 16.5 feet. A rod is the same length as a perch[1] and a pole. The lengths of the perch (one rod) and chain (four rods) were standardized in 1607 by Edmund Gunter.

The length is equal to the standardized length of the ox goad used by medieval English ploughmen; fields were measured in acres which were one chain (four rods) by one furlong (in the United Kingdom, ten chains).


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