Convert palm (U.S.) to astronomical unit
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Definition and details for palm (U.S.):
Palm (U.S.) is a traditional unit of length equal to the length of a person's hand, from wrist to the end of the middle finger. This kind of palm definition was common in the U.S. during 19th century. One palm was equal to 9 inches or 22.86cm and it was comparable to span.
Definition and details for astronomical unit:
Astronomers use astronomical unit (ua or au or AU) as yardstick for measuring the distances between objects in the Solar System. AU is defined as the distance from the center of the Earth to the center of the Sun. Currently it is accepted that this length is 149 597 870 691 meters, with an uncertainty of about 30 meters.