How many megaparsecs in 1 light-year?
The answer is 3.0660139194648E-7.
We assume you are converting between megaparsec and light year.
You can view more details on each measurement unit:
megaparsecs or light-year
The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.2407792700054E-23 megaparsecs, or 1.0570008340246E-16 light-year.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between megaparsecs and light years.
Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!
1 megaparsecs to light-year = 3261563.79673 light-year
2 megaparsecs to light-year = 6523127.59346 light-year
3 megaparsecs to light-year = 9784691.39019 light-year
4 megaparsecs to light-year = 13046255.18692 light-year
5 megaparsecs to light-year = 16307818.98366 light-year
6 megaparsecs to light-year = 19569382.78039 light-year
7 megaparsecs to light-year = 22830946.57712 light-year
8 megaparsecs to light-year = 26092510.37385 light-year
9 megaparsecs to light-year = 29354074.17058 light-year
10 megaparsecs to light-year = 32615637.96731 light-year
You can do the reverse unit conversion from light-year to megaparsecs, or enter any two units below:
megaparsecs to miglio
megaparsecs to pu
megaparsecs to light-second
megaparsecs to cuadra
megaparsecs to vara
megaparsecs to kerat
megaparsecs to werst
megaparsecs to micromicron
megaparsecs to arpent
megaparsecs to stick
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.
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).
ConvertUnits.com provides an online conversion calculator for all types of measurement units. You can find metric conversion tables for SI units, as well as English units, currency, and other data. Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types. Examples include mm, inch, 100 kg, US fluid ounce, 6'3", 10 stone 4, cubic cm, metres squared, grams, moles, feet per second, and many more!