Some articles on minute, arc, minute arc:
... A minute of arc, arcminute, or minute arc (MOA), is a unit of angular measurement equal to one sixtieth (1⁄60) of one degree (circle⁄21,600), or (π⁄10,800) radians ... In turn, a second of arc or arcsecond is one sixtieth (1⁄60) of one minute of arc ... Since one degree is defined as one three hundred and sixtieth (1⁄360) of a rotation, one minute of arc is 1⁄21,600 of a rotation ...
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