# Minutes of Arc to Seconds of Arc Converter

Enter the angle in minutes of arc below to get the value converted to seconds of arc.

## Result in Seconds of Arc:

1 arcmin = 60 arcsec

Do you want to convert seconds of arc to minutes of arc?

## How to Convert Minutes of Arc to Seconds of Arc

To convert a measurement in minutes of arc to a measurement in seconds of arc, multiply the angle by the following conversion ratio: 60 seconds of arc/minute of arc.

Since one minute of arc is equal to 60 seconds of arc, you can use this simple formula to convert:

seconds of arc = minutes of arc × 60

The angle in seconds of arc is equal to the angle in minutes of arc multiplied by 60.

For example, here's how to convert 5 minutes of arc to seconds of arc using the formula above.
seconds of arc = (5' × 60) = 300"

### How Many Seconds of Arc Are in a Minute of Arc?

There are 60 seconds of arc in a minute of arc, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1' = 60"

Minutes of arc and seconds of arc are both units used to measure angle. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## What Is a Minute of Arc?

The minute of arc is a unit of angle equal to 1/60th of one degree, or 1/21,600 of a circle. The minute of arc is also equal to π/10,800 radians.

A minute of arc is sometimes also referred to as an arc minute, arcminute, or minute arc. Minutes of arc can be abbreviated as arcmin, and are also sometimes abbreviated as MOA or amin. For example, 1 minute of arc can be written as 1 arcmin, 1 MOA, or 1 amin.

The minute of arc is most commonly represented using the prime (′), although the single-quote is commonly used. For instance, 1 minute of is most commonly expressed as 1′.

Learn more about minutes of arc.

## What Is a Second of Arc?

The second of arc is a unit of angle equal to 1/60th of one minute of arc or 1/3,600 of one degree.

A second of arc is sometimes also referred to as an arc second or arcsecond. Seconds of arc can be abbreviated as arcsec, and are also sometimes abbreviated as asec. For example, 1 second of arc can be written as 1 arcsec or 1 asec.

The second of arc is most commonly expressed using a double prime (″), though a double quote is often used as well. For example, 1 second of arc is most often written as 1″.

Learn more about seconds of arc.

## Minute of Arc to Second of Arc Conversion Table

Table showing various minute of arc measurements converted to seconds of arc.
Minutes Of Arc Seconds Of Arc
1' 60"
2' 120"
3' 180"
4' 240"
5' 300"
6' 360"
7' 420"
8' 480"
9' 540"
10' 600"
11' 660"
12' 720"
13' 780"
14' 840"
15' 900"
16' 960"
17' 1,020"
18' 1,080"
19' 1,140"
20' 1,200"
21' 1,260"
22' 1,320"
23' 1,380"
24' 1,440"
25' 1,500"
26' 1,560"
27' 1,620"
28' 1,680"
29' 1,740"
30' 1,800"
31' 1,860"
32' 1,920"
33' 1,980"
34' 2,040"
35' 2,100"
36' 2,160"
37' 2,220"
38' 2,280"
39' 2,340"
40' 2,400"