Is there a distance where a parsec could be equal to a light year?

1 Answer
May 18, 2016

Parsec and light year are distinctly different units of distance like smaller units mile and km. Mile/km = 1.609, nearly. Likewise, Parsec/light year =3.261, nearly.


Parsec definition is related to angular-spacing and Earth-Sun distance. Light year is the distance light could travel in 1 year.