# Arcminutes To Degrees Conversion

arcmin

1 arcmin = 0.0166666666666667 °

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## How to convert arcminutes to degrees (arcmin to °)

The formula for converting arcminutes to degrees is: ° = arcmin × 0.0166666666666667. To calculate the arcminute value in degrees first substitute the arcminute value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 arcminute in degrees we follow these steps:

° = arcmin × 0.0166666666666667

° = 1 × 0.0166666666666667

° = 0.0166666666666667

In other words, 1 arcminute is equal to 0.0166666666666667 degrees.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 2 arcminutes to degrees is:

1. Understand the conversion formula: ° = arcmin × 0.0166666666666667
2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 2 for arcmin so the formula becomes: ° = 2 × 0.0166666666666667
3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 2 × 0.0166666666666667 = 0.0333333333333334 °

In summary, 2 arcminutes is equal to 0.0333333333333334 degrees.

## Converting degrees to arcminutes

In order to convert the other way around i.e. degrees to arcminutes, you would use the following formula: arcmin = ° × 60. To convert degrees to arcminutes first substitute the degree value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 degree in arcminutes we follow these steps:

arcmin = ° × 60

arcmin = 1 × 60

arcmin = 60

Or in other words, 1 degree is equal to 60 arcminutes.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Arcminute?

An arcminute (or minute) is a unit of angular measurement that is often used as a subdivision of a degree. One degree is equal to 60 minutes.
To better understand this definition, it's important to note that a circle is divided into 360 degrees. Each degree is further divided into 60 minutes. Therefore, one minute is equal to 1/60th of a degree or approximately 0.01745 degrees.
Minutes are commonly used in applications where angles need to be measured with a high degree of precision, such as astronomy, navigation, and surveying. They are particularly useful when measuring small angles, such as the apparent diameter of celestial bodies or the deviation of a building from a true vertical line.

### What is a Degree?

A degree is a unit of measure for angles, which is used to quantify the size of an angle. One degree is defined as 1/360th of a full rotation, which is a complete revolution around a circle.
To better understand this definition, it's important to note that a circle has 360 degrees. Therefore, an angle that spans one quarter of a circle (i.e., 90 degrees) is a right angle, while an angle that spans half a circle (i.e., 180 degrees) is a straight angle.
When measuring angles, degrees are usually denoted using the degree symbol (°), which is placed after the numerical value of the angle. For example, an angle of 45 degrees would be written as 45°.

## Arcminutes To Degrees Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common arcminutes to degrees conversion values.

Arcminute (')Degree (°)
1 arcmin0.0166666666666667 °
2 arcmin0.0333333333333334 °
3 arcmin0.0500000000000001 °
4 arcmin0.0666666666666668 °
5 arcmin0.0833333333333335 °
6 arcmin0.1000000000000002 °
7 arcmin0.1166666666666669 °
8 arcmin0.1333333333333336 °
9 arcmin0.1500000000000003 °
10 arcmin0.166666666666667 °
11 arcmin0.1833333333333337 °
12 arcmin0.2000000000000004 °
13 arcmin0.2166666666666671 °

## Other Common ArcminuteConversions

Below is a table of common conversions from arcminutes to other angle units.

ConversionResult
1 arcminute in circles0.0000462962962962962962962962962963 circle