# ››Convert parsec to megaparsec

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How many parsec in 1 megaparsecs? The answer is 1000000.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.2407792700054E-17 parsec, or 3.2407792700054E-23 megaparsecs.
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# ››Definition: Parsec

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: 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.

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