How many megalight-year in 1 gigaparsec?
The answer is 3263.798167627.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1.0577248071986E-22 megalight-year, or 3.2407788498994E-26 gigaparsec.
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One megalight-year, abbreviated "Mly", is one million light-years, or 306,601 parsecs. Megalight-years are typically used to measure distances between neighboring galaxies and galaxy clusters.

››Definition: Gigaparsec

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of
10^{9}, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigaparsec = 10^{9} 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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