## ››Convert megaparsec to gigaparsec

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How many megaparsecs in 1 gigaparsec? The answer is 1000.0001296312.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.2407792700054E-23 megaparsecs, or 3.2407788498994E-26 gigaparsec.
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## ››Definition: Megaparsec

The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of 106, or in exponential notation, 1E6.

So 1 megaparsec = 106 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: Gigaparsec

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigaparsec = 109 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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