Degrees to Minutes Converter

Created by Mariamy Chrdileli
Reviewed by Julia Żuławińska
Last updated: Jan 18, 2024


Welcome to the Omni degrees to minutes converter, a convenient tool that will assist you in converting degrees into minutes of arc.

Are you wondering how to convert degrees to minutes of arc? Then you're at the right place. Conversion of angular measurements can be confusing, but we're here to help; come along to learn what is a minute of arc, what the formula for converting degrees to minutes of arc is, and how this calculator works!

How do I convert degrees to minutes of arc?

A minute of arc (abbreviated as arcmin) is a unit of angular measurement, often used in the system of latitude and longitude, and equals 1/60 of one degree.

The formula for converting minutes to degrees is quite simple:

minutes of arc = degree × 60

For example, if you want to convert 180 degrees into arc minutes, you can perform the following computation:

minutes of arc = 180 × 60 = 3000'

You can also trust the Omni degrees to minutes converter to convert degrees to arcminutes for you!

How does degrees to minutes converter work?

Are you wondering how the degrees to minutes converter works? It's pretty straightforward!

All you have to do is enter your value of interest, and the calculator will convert degrees to arcminutes. By default, you can enter your value in degrees, but you can also change the unit of angular measurements, and try out ones that best fit your needs!

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FAQ

How many degrees is a minute of arc?

There are 0.01666667 degrees in a minute of arc. To convert arc minutes to degrees, you should divide the value by 60. On the other hand, if you want to convert degrees into minutes of arc, you should multiply the value by 60.

How do I convert 90 degrees to minutes of arc?

To convert 90 degrees to minutes of arc, you can follow the next steps:

  1. Take the plane angle value, and multiply it by 60.
  2. That's all! 90 degrees converted into minutes of arc is 5400 arcmin.

Note that if you want to convert an arcminute to degrees, you would have to divide the value by 60.

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