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Encyclopedia > Parsec (disambiguation)

In astronomy, a parsec is a unit of distance. The parsec (symbol pc) is a unit of length used in astronomy. ...

Parsec may also refer to:

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In computer programming: Parsec is perhaps the best-remembered of all TI-99/4A computer games. ... PARSEC47 is an abstract top-down scrolling shooter game created by Kenta Cho. ... Open source refers to projects that are open to the public and which draw on other projects that are freely available to the general public. ...

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Parsec - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (907 words)
One parsec is defined to be the distance from the Earth to a star that has a parallax of 1 arcsecond.
The parsec follows naturally from this method, since the distance (in parsecs) is simply the reciprocal of the parallax angle (in arcseconds).
The Oort cloud is approximately 0.6 parsec in diameter.
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