kiloparsec
noun Date: 1922 1000 parsecs

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  • kiloparsec — KILOPARSÉC, kiloparséci, s.m. Unitate de măsură a distanţelor interastrale, de 1000 de parseci. (kilo Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • kiloparsec — [kil′ō pär΄sek΄, kil′əpär΄sek΄] n. one thousand parsecs or 3,262 light years: abbrev. kpc …   English World dictionary

  • Kiloparsec — Parsec Pour les articles homonymes, voir Parsec (homonymie). Le parsec (symbole pc) est une unité de longueur utilisée en astronomie. Son nom vient de la contraction de « parallaxe seconde ». Cette unité résulte de l’utilisation d’une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • kiloparsec — (kpc)    a unit of distance used in astronomy, the kiloparsec equals 1000 parsecs, 3261.631 light years, 3.085 678 x 1016 kilometers, or about 19.18 quadrillion miles. The Solar System is located about 8 kiloparsecs from the center of the Milky… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • kiloparsec — /kil euh pahr sek /, n. a unit of distance, equal to 1000 parsecs. Abbr.: kpc [1920 25; KILO + PARSEC] * * * …   Universalium

  • kiloparsec — noun A unit of distance equal to one thousand parsecs …   Wiktionary

  • kiloparsec — kilo·parsec …   English syllables

  • Kiloparsec —    1000 parsecs, which is equal to about 3260 light years. Also called KPC …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • kiloparsec — ˈkilə+ noun : one thousand parsecs * * * /kil euh pahr sek /, n. a unit of distance, equal to 1000 parsecs. Abbr.: kpc [1920 25; KILO + PARSEC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • kpc — kiloparsec; kiloparsecs. * * * …   Universalium

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