Convert kiloparsec to megaparsec - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert kiloparsec to megaparsec

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How many kiloparsec in 1 megaparsec?
The answer is 1000.
We assume you are converting between kiloparsec and megaparsec.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.2407792700054E-20 kiloparsec, or 3.2407792700054E-23 megaparsec.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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Quick conversion chart of kiloparsec to megaparsec

1 kiloparsec to megaparsec = 0.001 megaparsec

10 kiloparsec to megaparsec = 0.01 megaparsec

50 kiloparsec to megaparsec = 0.05 megaparsec

100 kiloparsec to megaparsec = 0.1 megaparsec

200 kiloparsec to megaparsec = 0.2 megaparsec

500 kiloparsec to megaparsec = 0.5 megaparsec

1000 kiloparsec to megaparsec = 1 megaparsec

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The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kiloparsec = 10^{3} 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.

Definition: Megaparsec

The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of
10^{6}, or in exponential notation, 1E6.

So 1 megaparsec = 10^{6} 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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