Convert dekameter to astronomical unit - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert dekametre to astronomical unit

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How many dekameter in 1 astronomical unit?
The answer is 14959787069.1.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.1 dekameter, or 6.6845871226706E-12 astronomical unit.
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A decametre (American spelling: dekameter, symbol: dam) is a measurement of distance equal to ten metres. This measure is included mostly for completeness. It very rarely has any practical application.

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".

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