# Furlongs to Parsecs (fur to pc)

## Furlongs to Parsecs (fur to pc) conversion calculator

Parsecs to Furlongs (Swap units)

1fur = 0pc

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Furlongs to Parsecs conversion formula

Parsecs = Furlongs / 1.5338776467394E+14

### Furlongs to Parsecs calculation

Parsecs = Furlongs / 1.5338776467394E+14

Parsecs = 1 / 1.5338776467394E+14

Parsecs = 0

## What is a furlong?

A furlong is a unit of measurement commonly used in the imperial system, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. It is primarily used to measure distances, especially in horse racing and agriculture. One furlong is equivalent to 220 yards or 660 feet, which is approximately 201.168 meters.

The origin of the term "furlong" can be traced back to Old English, where "furh" meant "furrow" and "lang" meant "long." This reflects the historical use of furlongs in measuring the length of a furrow in agricultural fields. In horse racing, furlongs are used to measure the distance between the starting point and the finish line. A racecourse typically consists of multiple furlongs, with the most common distances being 5 furlongs (5/8 of a mile) and 10 furlongs (1 mile).

While the use of furlongs has declined in everyday life, it still holds significance in certain fields. For example, in the United Kingdom, road signs often display distances in miles and furlongs, particularly in rural areas. Additionally, furlongs are occasionally used in land surveying and in some sports, such as rowing and track cycling. Overall, the furlong remains an interesting and historical unit of measurement that continues to have relevance in specific contexts.

## What is a Parsec?

A parsec is a unit of length used in astronomy to measure vast distances between celestial objects. The term "parsec" is derived from the words "parallax" and "second," which refer to the method used to calculate this unit. Specifically, a parsec is defined as the distance at which an object would have a parallax angle of one arcsecond when observed from opposite ends of Earth's orbit around the Sun.

To understand the concept of a parsec, it is important to grasp the idea of parallax. Parallax is the apparent shift in the position of an object when viewed from different vantage points. In the case of astronomy, scientists use the Earth's orbit as a baseline to measure the parallax of distant stars. By observing a star from opposite ends of Earth's orbit, astronomers can calculate the angle of parallax and subsequently determine the star's distance.

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Increment
Accuracy
Furlongs
Parsecs
0fur
0.00000pc
1fur
0.00000pc
2fur
0.00000pc
3fur
0.00000pc
4fur
0.00000pc
5fur
0.00000pc
6fur
0.00000pc
7fur
0.00000pc
8fur
0.00000pc
9fur
0.00000pc
10fur
0.00000pc
11fur
0.00000pc
12fur
0.00000pc
13fur
0.00000pc
14fur
0.00000pc
15fur
0.00000pc
16fur
0.00000pc
17fur
0.00000pc
18fur
0.00000pc
19fur
0.00000pc
Furlongs
Parsecs
20fur
0.00000pc
21fur
0.00000pc
22fur
0.00000pc
23fur
0.00000pc
24fur
0.00000pc
25fur
0.00000pc
26fur
0.00000pc
27fur
0.00000pc
28fur
0.00000pc
29fur
0.00000pc
30fur
0.00000pc
31fur
0.00000pc
32fur
0.00000pc
33fur
0.00000pc
34fur
0.00000pc
35fur
0.00000pc
36fur
0.00000pc
37fur
0.00000pc
38fur
0.00000pc
39fur
0.00000pc
Furlongs
Parsecs
40fur
0.00000pc
41fur
0.00000pc
42fur
0.00000pc
43fur
0.00000pc
44fur
0.00000pc
45fur
0.00000pc
46fur
0.00000pc
47fur
0.00000pc
48fur
0.00000pc
49fur
0.00000pc
50fur
0.00000pc
51fur
0.00000pc
52fur
0.00000pc
53fur
0.00000pc
54fur
0.00000pc
55fur
0.00000pc
56fur
0.00000pc
57fur
0.00000pc
58fur
0.00000pc
59fur
0.00000pc
Furlongs
Parsecs
60fur
0.00000pc
61fur
0.00000pc
62fur
0.00000pc
63fur
0.00000pc
64fur
0.00000pc
65fur
0.00000pc
66fur
0.00000pc
67fur
0.00000pc
68fur
0.00000pc
69fur
0.00000pc
70fur
0.00000pc
71fur
0.00000pc
72fur
0.00000pc
73fur
0.00000pc
74fur
0.00000pc
75fur
0.00000pc
76fur
0.00000pc
77fur
0.00000pc
78fur
0.00000pc
79fur
0.00000pc