Convert Points (pt) to Astronomical Units (AU) | pt in AU

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# Let's convert Points (pt) to Astronomical Units (AU)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Points (pt) to Astronomical Units (AU) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Points to Astronomical Units

Formula
AU = pt / 4.2564754205175E+14
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Astronomical Units, divide the number of Points by 425.6 trillion
Points (pt) in 1 Astronomical Unit
There are 4.2564754205175E+14 Points in 1 Astronomical Unit
Astronomical Units (AU) in 1 Point
There are 0 Astronomical Units in 1 Point

## Unit Information

Point
/pɔɪnt/
Symbol: pt
Unit System: Typography

### What is the Point?

The point is a unit of length in the field of typography and uses the symbol pt.

It is the smallest unit in the world of typography. There are 12 points in a pica.

In physical printing methods / press systems, the point size is the height of the metal press body on which the font's letters are made. When applied to the digital type space, letters are designed around a theoretical size, an em square which is scaled to the relative point size (when specified of course!).

Astronomical Unit
/astrəˈnɒmɪk(ə)l ˈjuːnɪt/
Symbol: AU
Unit System: Astronomical system of units

### What is the Astronomical Unit?

The astronomical unit is a unit of length and is used in the Astronomical system of units and denoted by the symbol au.

It represents the average distance between the Earth and the Sun which is approximately 150 million kilometres (or 93 million miles).

It's used mostly to express distances within our Solar System.

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