How many megaparsecs in 1 gigalight-year?
The answer is 306.39153473091.

We assume you are converting between **megaparsec** and **gigalight year**.

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The SI base unit for **length** is the metre.

1 metre is equal to 3.2407792700054E-23 megaparsecs, or 1.0577248071986E-25 gigalight-year.

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1 megaparsecs to gigalight-year = 0.00326 gigalight-year

10 megaparsecs to gigalight-year = 0.03264 gigalight-year

50 megaparsecs to gigalight-year = 0.16319 gigalight-year

100 megaparsecs to gigalight-year = 0.32638 gigalight-year

200 megaparsecs to gigalight-year = 0.65276 gigalight-year

500 megaparsecs to gigalight-year = 1.6319 gigalight-year

1000 megaparsecs to gigalight-year = 3.2638 gigalight-year

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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.

One gigalight-year, abbreviation "Gly", is one billion light-years — one of the largest distance measures used. One gigalight-year equals 306.601 million parsecs, or roughly one-thirteenth the distance to the horizon of the observable universe (dictated by the cosmic background radiation). Gigalight-years are typically used to measure distances to supergalactic structures, such as clusters of quasars or the Great Wall.

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