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parsec
Symbol:  pc 
Category:  Length 
SI Equivalent:  3.08568×1016 m
Dimension
 
Notes
Large length unit used in astronomy to describe distances to stars and galaxies. It is the distance from the sun to a remote star when the largest possible angle formed by the sun, the star, and the earth, in that order, is 1 second of angle.
Convert     pc  
8960 pc =
Length
  Symbol Unit Name
5.22465×1030  a.u., a0, b  a.u. of length 
2.76477×1030  Å  angstrom 
9.50457×1023  arcmin  arcmin 
1.84813×109  AU, UA  astronomical unit 
2.76477×1038  am  attometer 
3.26547×1022    barleycorn (UK) 
5.22465×1030  a0, b  bohr (first Bohr radius) 
7.55897×1018    bolt (US cloth) 
1.30619×1023  line (UK)  button (UK) 
4.35396×1023  line (US)  button (US) 
1.49285×1018    cable length (int.) 
1.4919×1018    cable length (UK) 
1.25983×1018    cable length (US) 
1.08849×1024  caliber, cin  caliber (centiinch) 
2.76477×1022  cm  centimeter 
9.07076×1018  ch  chain (engineer's) 
1.37436×1019  ch  chain (Gunter's) 
9.07076×1018  ch  chain (Ramsden's) 
1.37436×1019  ch  chain (surveyor's) 
6.04717×1020    cubit (UK) 
2.76477×1019  dam  decameter 
2.76477×1021  dm  decimeter 
9.8113×1034  re  electron classical radius 
2.41887×1020    ell 
6.55546×1022    ems (pica) 
276.477  Em  exameter 
1.51179×1020  fath  fathom 
2.76477×1035  fm  femtometer 
2.76477×1035  F, f  fermi 
5.22465×1030  a0, b, a.u.  first Bohr radius 
9.07076×1020  ft  foot 
8.2943×1023  fr  French 
1.37436×1018  fur  furlong (UK) 
1.37436×1018  fur  furlong (US) 
2.76477×1011  Gm  gigameter 
2.72123×1021  hd  hand (UK) 
2.76477×1018  hm  hectometer 
2.92242×10-5    hubble 
1.08849×1022  in  inch 
2.76477×1017  km  kilometer 
8.96  kpc  kiloparsec 
5.72771×1016    league (Canadian) 
4.97618×1016  leag. (int. naut.)  league (int. naut.) 
5.72649×1016  leag. (stat.)  league (statute, land) 
4.973×1016  leag. (UK, naut.)  league (UK, naut.) 
4.973×1016  leag. (US, naut.)  league (US, naut.) 
1.06739×107    light-day 
2.56174×108    light-hour 
1.53705×1010    light-minute 
9.22227×1011    light-second 
2.92242×104  ly  light-year 
1.30619×1023  line (UK)  line (UK) 
4.35396×1023  line (US)  line (US) 
9.07076×1020    link (engineer's) 
1.37436×1021    link (Gunter's) 
9.07076×1020    link (Ramsden's) 
1.37436×1021    link (surveyor's) 
2.76477×1014  Mm  megameter 
2.76477×1020  m  meter 
1.08849×1028  µin  microinch 
2.76477×1026  µm  micron 
1.08849×1025  mil, thou  mil (thou) 
3.7253×1016  mile (geogr.)  mile (geographical) 
1.71794×1017  mi (int.)  mile (international) 
1.49285×1017  mi (naut., int.)  mile (nautical, international) 
1.49019×1017  mi (naut., teleg.)  mile (nautical, telegraph) 
1.4919×1017  mi (naut., UK, US)  mile (nautical, UK, US) 
1.71795×1017  mi (stat.)  mile (statute, land) 
1.71794×1017  mi (survey, US)  mile (survey, US) 
2.76477×1023  mm  millimeter 
2.76477×1029  mµ, nm  millimicron 
1.20943×1021    nail (UK) 
2.76477×1029  nm  nanometer 
1.49285×1017  mi (int. naut.)  nautical mile (international) 
1.4919×1017  mi (UK, US, naut.)  nautical mile (UK, US) 
3.6283×1020    pace (UK) 
3.6283×1021    palm (UK) 
5.49743×1019  rd  perch (rod, pole) 
2.76477×105  Pm  petameter 
6.55544×1022    pica 
2.76477×1032  pm  picometer 
7.86652×1023    point (US printer's) 
5.49743×1019  rd  pole (rod, perch) 
2.76477×1013    quadrant 
5.49743×1019  rd  rod (perch, pole) 
4.53538×1019    rope (UK) 
1.20943×1021    span 
2.76477×108  Tm  terameter 
1.08849×1025  thou, mil  thou (mil) 
2.76419×1033  UX, X  X-unit 
3.02359×1020  yd  yard 
2.76477×1044  ym  yoctometer 
2.76477×10-4  Ym  yottameter 
2.76477×1041  zm  zeptometer 
0.276477  Zm  zettameter 
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