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Astronomical Units to Parsecs - Convert au to pc


Astronomical Units (au) Conversion

Astronomical unit is a unit of length which describes the average distance between the Earth and the sun and is used to measure distances in the Solar system. This unit is accepted by the SI system. The exact numbers vary as Earth orbits the Sun from a maximum (aphelion) to a minimum (perihelion). Since 2012, the Astronomical unit has been defined as exactly equal to 149597870700 meters or about 150 million kilometers (93 million miles).

Parsecs (pc) Conversion

A parsec is a non-metric unit of length used to measure long distances mostly in astronomy. One parsec is about 3.26 light-years, 648,000 astronomical units, 30 trillion km, 19 trillion miles.

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