How many light-year in 1 parsec?
The answer is 3.2615637967311.
We assume you are converting between light year and parsec.
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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.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between light years and parsecs.
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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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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).
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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