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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: parsec(0.01146 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : a unit of astronomical length based on the distance from
Earth at which stellar parallax is 1 second of arc;
equivalent to 3.262 light years [syn: secpar]
English → English (gcide)
parsec \par"sec\ (p[aum]r"s[e^]k), n. [From parallax second. See
parallax second and annual parallax, under parallax.]
A unit of length used in describing astronomical distances,
equal to 3.26 light years, or 3.086 x 1013 km. Abbreviated
pc. The derived units of kiloparsec (kpc, 1000 parsecs) and
megaparsec (mpc, one million parsecs) are often found in
discussion of astronomical distances.