Convert Sidereal Minutes (min-sr) to Seconds (s) | min-sr in s

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# Let's convert Sidereal Minutes (min-sr) to Seconds (s)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Sidereal Minutes (min-sr) to Seconds (s) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Sidereal Minutes to Seconds

Formula
s = min-sr x 59.84
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Seconds, multiply the number of Sidereal Minutes by 59.8
Sidereal Minutes (min-sr) in 1 Second
There are 0.02 Sidereal Minutes in 1 Second
Seconds (s) in 1 Sidereal Minute
There are 59.84 Seconds in 1 Sidereal Minute

## Unit Information

Sidereal Minute
/sʌɪˈdɪərɪəlˈ mɪnɪt/
Symbol: min-sr
Unit System: SI

### What is the Sidereal Minute?

The sidereal minute is a unit of time used by astronomers and is derived from the SI unit system. We have used the symbol m-sr.

1 sidereal minute is made up of 60 sidereal seconds. This is derived ultimately from the sidereal day which is the time taken (in solar seconds) for the Earth to complete one rotation with respect to a distant star or constellation.

Second
/ˈsɛk(ə)nd/
Symbol: s
Unit System: SI

### What is the Second?

The second is the SI base unit for time and has the symbol s.

The second is commonly understood to be 1/86400 of a day; there are 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour and 24 hours in a day.

Analog and digital watches and clocks almost all measure and display the progression of time via the use of a second counter / hand - and is generally considered the lowest denomination of time.

The earliest display and use of seconds was in the last half of the 16th century. Prior to this, it was not considered accurate enough to measure in seconds as a mechanical device was needed to ensure consistency.

In 1656, a Dutch scientist invented the first pendulum clock that measured seconds. His name was Christiaan Huygens.