# Degree Converter

Angle
Degree
Arcsecond

## How many Arcseconds are in a Degree?

The answer is one Degree is equal to 3600 Arcseconds and that means we can also write it as 1 Degree = 3600 Arcseconds. Feel free to use our online unit conversion calculator to convert the unit from Degree to Arcsecond. Just simply enter value 1 in Degree and see the result in Arcsecond.

## How to Convert Degree to Arcsecond (deg to arcsec)

By using our Degree to Arcsecond conversion tool, you know that one Degree is equivalent to 3600 Arcsecond. Hence, to convert Degree to Arcsecond, we just need to multiply the number by 3600. We are going to use very simple Degree to Arcsecond conversion formula for that. Pleas see the calculation example given below.

$$\text{1 Degree} = 1 \times 3600 = \text{3600 Arcseconds}$$

## What is Degree Unit of Measure?

Degree is a unit of measurement of plane angle. One full rotation is considered as 360 degrees. The degree is also referred as degree of arc, arcdegree or arcdegree. The specific reason of choosing degree as a unit of rotations and angles is pretty unclear, but as per historical facts, 360 is approximately the number of days in a year.

## What is the symbol of Degree?

The symbol of Degree is deg. This means you can also write one Degree as 1 deg.

## What is Arcsecond Unit of Measure?

Arcsec also known as arc second or second arc is a unit of angular measurement. One second of arc is equal to 1/60 of an arcminute, 1/3600 of a degree, 1/296000 of a turn. That means one full circle will have 1296000 arcseconds. Similar to arcmin, arcsec was originated in Babylonian astronomy as sexagesimal subdivisions of the degree. It is primarily used in fields where most of the work involves working with small angles such as optometry, ophthalmology, and astronomy. In astronomy related work, it is used for comparison of angular diameter of Moon, Sun, and planets. Apart from that, it is also used in cartography and navigation.

## What is the symbol of Arcsecond?

The symbol of Arcsecond is arcsec. This means you can also write one Arcsecond as 1 arcsec.

## Degree to Arcsecond Conversion Table

Degree [deg]Arcsecond [arcsec]
13600
27200
310800
414400
518000
621600
725200
828800
932400
1036000
100360000
10003600000

## Degree to Other Units Conversion Table

Degree [deg]Output
1 degree in arcmin is equal to60
1 degree in arcsecond is equal to3600
1 degree in cycle is equal to0.0027777777777778
1 degree in gradian is equal to1.11
1 degree in gon is equal to1.11
1 degree in octant is equal to0.022222222222222
1 degree in quadrant is equal to0.011111111111111
1 degree in radian is equal to0.017453292519943
1 degree in sextant is equal to0.016666666666667
1 degree in sign is equal to0.033333333333333
1 degree in turn is equal to0.0027777777777778
1 degree in circle 1/10 is equal to0.027777777777778
1 degree in circle 1/16 is equal to0.044444444444444
1 degree in circle 1/2 is equal to0.0055555555555556
1 degree in circle 1/4 is equal to0.011111111111111
1 degree in circle 1/6 is equal to0.016666666666667
1 degree in circle 1/8 is equal to0.022222222222222
1 degree in full circle is equal to0.0027777777777778
1 degree in mil is equal to17.78
1 degree in minute is equal to60
1 degree in point is equal to0.088888888888889
1 degree in second is equal to3600

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