# If 1 AU is the average distance from the earth to the sun (92.9x10^6 miles), how do you convert this to parsecs?

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May 12, 2016

1 parsec=3.26 light years.

#### Explanation:

light year is the distance light travels in one year

186282 x 60x 60x24 x 365.242. in miles.

Speed of light=186282 miles per second.

1 AU=92.9x 10 ^6.

if you calculate this will come to 0.000004848136 parsec.

May 12, 2016

#### Explanation:

1 parsec = 206264.81.AU = 206264.81 X 92955807.27 miles =

For the conversion

Note that (1 parsec X 1'' exprressed in radian) = 1 AU.

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