How many gigalight-year in 1 gigaparsec?
The answer is 3.263798167627.
We assume you are converting between gigalight year and gigaparsec.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1.0577248071986E-25 gigalight-year, or 3.2407788498994E-26 gigaparsec.
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Use this page to learn how to convert between gigalight years and gigaparsecs.
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1 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 0.30639 gigaparsec
5 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 1.53196 gigaparsec
10 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 3.06391 gigaparsec
20 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 6.12783 gigaparsec
30 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 9.19174 gigaparsec
40 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 12.25566 gigaparsec
50 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 15.31957 gigaparsec
75 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 22.97936 gigaparsec
100 gigalight-year to gigaparsec = 30.63915 gigaparsec
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One gigalight-year, abbreviation "Gly", is one billion light-years — one of the largest distance measures used. One gigalight-year equals 306.601 million parsecs, or roughly one-thirteenth the distance to the horizon of the observable universe (dictated by the cosmic background radiation). Gigalight-years are typically used to measure distances to supergalactic structures, such as clusters of quasars or the Great Wall.
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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