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What is the relation between light year and parsec?

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2009-04-01 07:58:59

A light year is the distance that light will travel in one year.

A parsec is short for parallax second, which is also a measure of

distance.

Answer 1 Parsec = 3.26163626 light years 1 light year = 0.30659458

Parsecs


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