How many kilometer in 1 kiloparsec?
The answer is 3.0856776E+16.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 0.001 kilometer, or 3.2407792700054E-20 kiloparsec.
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A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). It is approximately equal to 0.621 miles, 1094 yards or 3281 feet.
The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.
So 1 kiloparsec = 103 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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