Convert Minutes Of Arc to Gradians
Enter the angle in minutes of arc below to get the value converted to gradians.
How to Convert Minutes Of Arc to Gradians
To convert a minute of arc measurement to a gradian measurement, divide the angle by the conversion ratio. One gradian is equal to 54 minutes of arc, so use this simple formula to convert:
The angle in gradians is equal to the minutes of arc divided by 54.
Minutes of arc and gradians are both units used to measure angle. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
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′.
This unit simplifies the measurements of right angles, as 90° is equal to 100 gradians.
A gradian is sometimes also referred to as a grad, gon, or grade. Gradians can be abbreviated as g, and are also sometimes abbreviated as gr or grd. For example, 1 gradian can be written as 1g, 1 gr, or 1 grd.
Minute Of Arc to Gradian Conversion Table
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- Barry N. Taylor and Ambler Thompson, NIST Special Publication 330 2008 Edition, National Institute of Standards and Technology, https://www.nist.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2016/12/07/sp330.pdf