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How many light-year in 1 parsec? The answer is 3.2615637967311.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year, or 3.2407792700054E-17 parsec.
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›› Quick conversion chart of light-year to parsec

1 light-year to parsec = 0.3066 parsec

5 light-year to parsec = 1.53301 parsec

10 light-year to parsec = 3.06601 parsec

20 light-year to parsec = 6.13203 parsec

30 light-year to parsec = 9.19804 parsec

40 light-year to parsec = 12.26406 parsec

50 light-year to parsec = 15.33007 parsec

75 light-year to parsec = 22.9951 parsec

100 light-year to parsec = 30.66014 parsec



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›› Definition: Light-year

A light year, abbreviated ly, is the distance light travels in one year: roughly 9.46 × 1012 kilometres (9.46 petametres, or about 5.88 × 1012 (nearly six trillion) miles). More specifically, a light year is defined as the distance that a photon would travel, in free space and infinitely far away from any gravitational or magnetic fields, in one Julian year (365.25 days of 86400 seconds each).


›› Definition: Parsec

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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