Full name: kiloparsec
Plural form: kiloparsecs
Category type: length
Scale factor: 3.0856776E+19
The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.2407792700054E-20 kiloparsec.
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The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.
So 1 kiloparsec = 103 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.