Parsecs to Meters

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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


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The metre is a unit of length in the metric system, and is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI).

As the base unit of length in the SI and other m.k.s. systems (based around metres, kilograms and seconds) the metre is used to help derive other units of measurement such as the newton, for force.


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Parsecs Meters
0pc 0.00m
1pc 30856775714409184.00m
2pc 61713551428818368.00m
3pc 92570327143227552.00m
4pc 123427102857636736.00m
5pc 154283878572045920.00m
6pc 185140654286455104.00m
7pc 215997430000864288.00m
8pc 246854205715273472.00m
9pc 277710981429682656.00m
10pc 308567757144091840.00m
11pc 339424532858500992.00m
12pc 370281308572910208.00m
13pc 401138084287319424.00m
14pc 431994860001728576.00m
15pc 462851635716137728.00m
16pc 493708411430546944.00m
17pc 524565187144956160.00m
18pc 555421962859365312.00m
19pc 586278738573774464.00m
Parsecs Meters
20pc 617135514288183680.00m
21pc 647992290002592896.00m
22pc 678849065717001984.00m
23pc 709705841431411200.00m
24pc 740562617145820416.00m
25pc 771419392860229632.00m
26pc 802276168574638848.00m
27pc 833132944289047936.00m
28pc 863989720003457152.00m
29pc 894846495717866368.00m
30pc 925703271432275456.00m
31pc 956560047146684672.00m
32pc 987416822861093888.00m
33pc 1018273598575503104.00m
34pc 1049130374289912320.00m
35pc 1079987150004321408.00m
36pc 1110843925718730624.00m
37pc 1141700701433139840.00m
38pc 1172557477147548928.00m
39pc 1203414252861958144.00m
Parsecs Meters
40pc 1234271028576367360.00m
41pc 1265127804290776576.00m
42pc 1295984580005185792.00m
43pc 1326841355719595008.00m
44pc 1357698131434003968.00m
45pc 1388554907148413184.00m
46pc 1419411682862822400.00m
47pc 1450268458577231616.00m
48pc 1481125234291640832.00m
49pc 1511982010006050048.00m
50pc 1542838785720459264.00m
51pc 1573695561434868480.00m
52pc 1604552337149277696.00m
53pc 1635409112863686656.00m
54pc 1666265888578095872.00m
55pc 1697122664292505088.00m
56pc 1727979440006914304.00m
57pc 1758836215721323520.00m
58pc 1789692991435732736.00m
59pc 1820549767150141952.00m
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