# Chains to Parsecs Converter

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Convert Parsecs to Chains (pc to ch) ▶

## Conversion Table

 chains to parsecs ch pc 1000000000000000 ch 0.6519 pc 2000000000000000 ch 1.3039 pc 3000000000000000 ch 1.9558 pc 4000000000000000 ch 2.6078 pc 5000000000000000 ch 3.2597 pc 6000000000000000 ch 3.9116 pc 7000000000000000 ch 4.5636 pc 8000000000000000 ch 5.2155 pc 9000000000000000 ch 5.8675 pc 10000000000000000 ch 6.5194 pc 11000000000000000 ch 7.1714 pc 12000000000000000 ch 7.8233 pc 13000000000000000 ch 8.4752 pc 14000000000000000 ch 9.1272 pc 15000000000000000 ch 9.7791 pc 16000000000000000 ch 10.4311 pc 17000000000000000 ch 11.083 pc 18000000000000000 ch 11.7349 pc 19000000000000000 ch 12.3869 pc 20000000000000000 ch 13.0388 pc

## How to convert

1 chain (ch) = 6.51941E-16 parsec (pc). Chain (ch) is a unit of Length used in Standard system. Parsec (pc) is a unit of Length used in Metric system.

## Chain: A Unit of Length

The chain is a unit of length that is equal to 66 feet or 22 yards or 4 rods or 100 links. It is part of the US customary and imperial measurement systems. It is used for measuring land, especially in surveying and mapping. The symbol for chain is ch. There are 10 chains in a furlong, and 80 chains in one statute mile. An acre is the area of 10 square chains. The unit is named after the chain, a measuring device that was invented by Edmund Gunter, a clergyman and mathematician, in the 17th century. The chain is also sometimes called a Gunter’s chain, a surveyor’s chain or a land chain. In this article, we will explore the definition, history, usage and conversion of the chain as a unit of length.

## How to Convert

The chain can be converted to other units of length by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert chains to other units of length in the US customary system, the imperial system and the SI system:

• To convert chains to feet, multiply by 66. For example, 10 ch = 10 × 66 = 660 ft.
• To convert chains to yards, multiply by 22. For example, 10 ch = 10 × 22 = 220 yd.
• To convert chains to miles, divide by 80. For example, 10 ch = 10 / 80 = 0.125 mi.
• To convert chains to centimeters, multiply by 2011.68. For example, one ch = one × 2011.68 = 2011.68 cm.
• To convert chains to meters, multiply by 20.1168. For example, one ch = one × 20.1168 = 20.1168 m.
• To convert chains to kilometers, divide by 49.7097. For example, 10 ch = 10 / 49.7097 = 0.2012 km.

• ## Parsec: A Unit of Length

A parsec is a unit of length that is often used in astronomy to measure the large distances to astronomical objects outside the Solar System. It is approximately equal to 3.26 light-years or 206,265 astronomical units (au), which are the average distances from the Earth to the Sun. One parsec is about 30.9 trillion kilometres or 19.2 trillion miles.

## How to convert parsec

To convert parsecs to other units of length, we can use the following conversion factors:

• 1 pc = 3.0857 × 10^16 m
• 1 pc = 1.9174 × 10^13 mi
• 1 pc = 2.06265 × 10^5 au
• 1 pc = 3.26156 ly

To convert other units of length to parsecs, we can use the inverse of these conversion factors:

• 1 m = 3.24078 × 10^-17 pc
• 1 mi = 5.21553 × 10^-14 pc
• 1 au = 4.84814 × 10^-6 pc
• 1 ly = 0.306601 pc
• How many parsecs are in one light-year?

To convert one light-year to parsecs, we divide by the conversion factor:

1 ly / (3.26156 ly/pc) = 0.306601 pc

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