›› Measurement unit: megaparsec

Full name: megaparsec

Plural form: megaparsecs

Symbol: Mpc

Category type: length

Scale factor: 3.0856776E+22


›› SI unit: metre

The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.2407792700054E-23 megaparsec.


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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.


›› Sample conversions: megaparsec

megaparsec to mil
megaparsec to cubit [English]
megaparsec to miil (mijl) [Sweden, ancient]
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megaparsec to ligne [Swiss]
megaparsec to didot point
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