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Convert parsec

Parsec is a unit of measurement of length. The definition for parsec is the following:
One parsec is the distance of star with parallax shift of one arc second from a base of one astronomical unit.
The parsec, short for parallax of one arcsecond, is a unit of length used in astronomy, equal to about 31 trillion kilometers or 3.26 lightyears.
The symbol for parsec is pc
Parsec is compatible with the metre base unit.

Please note: The equivalent value of parsec in SI units is an approximation.

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