# How do you convert parsecs to arcseconds?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 5, 2016

Parsec is a unit of length >it is equal to 3.26 light years..

#### Explanation:

Arc second is a unit of angle 1/3600 of a degree.

If you are measuring parallax based on orbit of Earth around Sun you can use this conversion.Picture credit people high line edu.

Here base of triangle is 150 million kilometers,.