Definition of Parsecs

1. Noun. (plural of parsec) ¹



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Definition of Parsecs

1. parsec [n] - See also: parsec

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Literary usage of Parsecs

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1. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1919)
"The mid-galactic region, an equatorial segment some 100000 parsecs in diameter and 4000 parsecs thick, contains practically all the isolated stars, ..."

2. An Introduction to Astronomy by Forest Ray Moulton (1916)
"It has been seen that there are 20 known stars within 5 parsecs of the earth. It is not unreasonable to suppose that there are 10 other stars within the ..."

3. General Astronomy by Harold Spencer Jones (1922)
"If, as we have seen is probable, some of the sixth-magnitude stars belong to the Milky Way, the distance is reduced to 1200 parsecs. ..."

4. Stellar Movements and the Structure of the Universe by Arthur Stanley Eddington (1914)
"The nearest fixed star, a Centauri, is at a distance of 1*3 parsecs. There are perhaps thirty or forty stars within a distance of five parsecs, and, ..."

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