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Astronomical unit converter

This online tool ensures accurate conversions between AU and other units of measuring distance, enhancing the ability to work with astronomical data, make precise calculations, and gain a deeper understanding of the cosmos.

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What is an Astronomical unit?

An Astronomical Unit (AU) is a unit of measurement used in astronomy to describe distances within our solar system. It represents the average distance between the Earth and the Sun, which is approximately 149.6 million kilometers (about 92.96 million miles).

What does an Astronomical unit measure?

AU measures the average distance from the center of the Earth to the center of the Sun. It serves as a convenient reference point for expressing distances to other celestial bodies within our solar system, such as planets, moons, and asteroids.

Astronomical unit can be converted to:

This converter allows you to convert AU to other units of distance measurement, such as kilometers (km), miles (mi), light-years (ly), parsecs (pc), and many others. These units are commonly used in astronomy to express distances on different scales, from within our solar system to interstellar distances.

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