Parsecs to Inches

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in =
pc * 1214800000000000000
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Parsecs Inches
0pc 0.00in
1pc 1214833697561571328.00in
2pc 2429667395123142656.00in
3pc 3644501092684713984.00in
4pc 4859334790246285312.00in
5pc 6074168487807856640.00in
6pc 7289002185369427968.00in
7pc 8503835882930999296.00in
8pc 9718669580492570624.00in
9pc 10933503278054141952.00in
10pc 12148336975615713280.00in
11pc 13363170673177284608.00in
12pc 14578004370738855936.00in
13pc 15792838068300427264.00in
14pc 17007671765861998592.00in
15pc 18222505463423569920.00in
16pc 19437339160985141248.00in
17pc 20652172858546712576.00in
18pc 21867006556108283904.00in
19pc 23081840253669855232.00in
Parsecs Inches
20pc 24296673951231426560.00in
21pc 25511507648792997888.00in
22pc 26726341346354569216.00in
23pc 27941175043916140544.00in
24pc 29156008741477711872.00in
25pc 30370842439039283200.00in
26pc 31585676136600854528.00in
27pc 32800509834162425856.00in
28pc 34015343531723997184.00in
29pc 35230177229285568512.00in
30pc 36445010926847139840.00in
31pc 37659844624408707072.00in
32pc 38874678321970282496.00in
33pc 40089512019531857920.00in
34pc 41304345717093425152.00in
35pc 42519179414654992384.00in
36pc 43734013112216567808.00in
37pc 44948846809778143232.00in
38pc 46163680507339710464.00in
39pc 47378514204901277696.00in
Parsecs Inches
40pc 48593347902462853120.00in
41pc 49808181600024428544.00in
42pc 51023015297585995776.00in
43pc 52237848995147563008.00in
44pc 53452682692709138432.00in
45pc 54667516390270713856.00in
46pc 55882350087832281088.00in
47pc 57097183785393848320.00in
48pc 58312017482955423744.00in
49pc 59526851180516999168.00in
50pc 60741684878078566400.00in
51pc 61956518575640133632.00in
52pc 63171352273201709056.00in
53pc 64386185970763284480.00in
54pc 65601019668324851712.00in
55pc 66815853365886418944.00in
56pc 68030687063447994368.00in
57pc 69245520761009569792.00in
58pc 70460354458571137024.00in
59pc 71675188156132704256.00in
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Astronomers used trigonometry to calculate the distance to stars long before the term parsec was coined, but the new unit made it easier to conceptualise unfathomable distances.

A parsec is the distance from the sun to an astronomical object which has a parallax angle of one arcsecond (1/3600 of a degree). The parallax angle is found by measuring the parallax motion (or apparent movement of a star relative to stable, more distant stars) when the star is observed from opposite sides of the Sun (an interval of six months on Earth). The parallax angle is obtained by halving the angular difference in measurements.

Once the parallax angle is established you can calculate the distance to a star using trigonometry, because we know Earth’s distance from the Sun. The distance from the Sun of a body with a parallax angle of 1 arcsecond was thus defined as a unit and, thanks to Turner, named the parsec.

With the parsec defined, deriving and describing huge distances became easy, since a distance i

in =
pc * 1214800000000000000


The inch is a unit of length used primarily in the imperial and U.S. customary measurement systems, representing 1/12 of a foot and 1/36 of a yard.

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