How many cm in 1 gigaparsec?
The answer is 3.085678E+27.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 3.2407788498994E-26 gigaparsec.
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A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.
The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 103 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.
The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.
So 1 gigaparsec = 109 parsecs.
The definition of a parsec is as follows:
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.
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