Circles to Minutes of Arc Converter
Enter the angle in circles below to get the value converted to minutes of arc.
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How to Convert Circles to Minutes of Arc
To convert a circle measurement to a minute of arc measurement, multiply the angle by the conversion ratio.
Since one circle is equal to 21,600 minutes of arc, you can use this simple formula to convert:
The angle in minutes of arc is equal to the circles multiplied by 21,600.
How Many Minutes of Arc Are in a Circle?
There are 21,600 minutes of arc in a circle, which is why we use this value in the formula above.
1 cir = 21,600'
Circles and minutes of arc are both units used to measure angle. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
What is a Circle?
A circle is the equivalent of 1 revolution around a circle, or 360°.
A circle is sometimes also referred to as a revolution. Circles can be abbreviated as cir; for example, 1 circle can be written as 1 cir.
A circle is more commonly used to describe a round, symmetrical shape with no corners or edges than it is to describe plane angle. The shape is described by its radius and circumference.
Learn more about circles.
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.
Circle to Minute of Arc Conversion Table
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