# How are parsecs used to determine the distance between earth and the sun?

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Mar 19, 2016

Parsec is a unit of distance It is equal to 3.26 light years..

parsec is the distance at which one astronomical unit subtends an angle of one arc second.

#### Explanation:

Earth sun distance average is 149597870 kilometers.It is only 8.2 light minutes..

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