Convert Revolutions to Seconds Of Arc

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

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1 r = 1,296,000 arcsec

How to Convert Revolutions to Seconds Of Arc

Protractors are often used to measure angle

To convert a revolution measurement to a second of arc measurement, multiply the angle by the conversion ratio. One revolution is equal to 1,296,000 seconds of arc, so use this simple formula to convert:

seconds of arc = revolutions × 1,296,000

The angle in seconds of arc is equal to the revolutions multiplied by 1,296,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 revolutions to seconds of arc using the formula above.
5 r = (5 × 1,296,000) = 6,480,000"

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


A revolution, or turn, is equal to 1 rotation around a circle, or 360°. Revolutions are commonly used to measure the speed of rotation, for example when measuring the revolutions per minute (RPM) of a vehicle's engine.

A revolution is sometimes also referred to as a turn, cycle, or complete rotation. Revolutions can be abbreviated as r, and are also sometimes abbreviated as rev or cyc. For example, 1 revolution can be written as 1 r, 1 rev, or 1 cyc.

Seconds 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″.

Revolution Measurements and Equivalent Second Of Arc Conversions

Common revolution values converted to the equivalent second of arc value
Revolutions Seconds Of Arc
1 r 1,296,000"
2 r 2,592,000"
3 r 3,888,000"
4 r 5,184,000"
5 r 6,480,000"
6 r 7,776,000"
7 r 9,072,000"
8 r 10,368,000"
9 r 11,664,000"
10 r 12,960,000"
11 r 14,256,000"
12 r 15,552,000"
13 r 16,848,000"
14 r 18,144,000"
15 r 19,440,000"
16 r 20,736,000"
17 r 22,032,000"
18 r 23,328,000"
19 r 24,624,000"
20 r 25,920,000"
21 r 27,216,000"
22 r 28,512,000"
23 r 29,808,000"
24 r 31,104,000"
25 r 32,400,000"
26 r 33,696,000"
27 r 34,992,000"
28 r 36,288,000"
29 r 37,584,000"
30 r 38,880,000"
31 r 40,176,000"
32 r 41,472,000"
33 r 42,768,000"
34 r 44,064,000"
35 r 45,360,000"
36 r 46,656,000"
37 r 47,952,000"
38 r 49,248,000"
39 r 50,544,000"
40 r 51,840,000"

More Revolution Angle Conversions

Convert to Radians
1 r is equal to 6.283185 radians
Convert to Milliradians
1 r is equal to 6,283.19 milliradians
Convert to Degrees
1 r is equal to 360 degrees
Convert to Minutes Of Arc
1 r is equal to 21,600 minutes of arc
Convert to Gradians
1 r is equal to 400 gradians
Convert to Circles
1 r is equal to 1 circles
Convert to Mils (NATO)
1 r is equal to 6,400 mils (NATO)

Unit of Measurement Conversion Made Easy!

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Understanding the Metric System

The metric system makes it relatively easy to convert from one metric unit to another metric unit. The metric system uses a base unit, think meters or grams, and a prefix such as kilo or milli. The prefixes differ from the base units by differing powers of 10. So to convert within the metric system it’s usually a matter of multiplying or dividing by one of the powers of 10.

Here is a list of some of the common metric prefixes:

  • “kilo” – 1,000x larger
  • “hecto” – 100x larger
  • “deca” – 10x larger
  • “deci” – 10x smaller
  • “centi” – 100x smaller
  • “milli” – 1,000x smaller

There is a helpful mnemonic for remembering the prefixes: “King Henry Died Until Drinking Chocolate Milk.”
The u in Until refers to the base unit.