# Degree second To Degree minute Converter

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## Convert Degree Second to Degree Minute

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## Effortlessly Convert Degree Seconds to Degree Minutes with Our Precision Tool

(Last Updated On: 2024-05-13)

Discover the ease of converting angular measurements from degree seconds to degree minutes using Newtum's specialized converter tool, designed to provide accurate results instantly.

### What are Degree second and Degree minute

Definition of Degree second

Degree second is a unit of angular measurement that is equivalent to 1/3600 of a degree. It is a subdivision of the degree, where one degree is divided into 60 minutes and one minute into 60 seconds. Thus, a degree second is used to provide precise angular measurements, particularly in fields such as astronomy and geodesy.

Definition of Degree minute

Degree minute, also known as an arc minute, is a unit of angular measurement that is equal to 1/60 of a degree. Just as minutes and seconds mark subdivisions of time, degree minutes and degree seconds mark subdivisions of angular degrees. A degree minute is widely used in various applications, including navigation, mapping, and astronomy, where fine angular precision is required.

### Degree second to Degree minute Conversion Table

Degree Second ("") Degree Minute ('')
60" 1'
120" 2'
180" 3'
240" 4'
300" 5'
360" 6'
420" 7'
480" 8'
540" 9'
600" 10'

#### Conversion of Degree second to Degree minute

1 Degree Minute = 60 Degree Seconds
1 Degree Second = 1/60 Degree Minute

Example 1:
Convert 150 Degree Seconds to Degree Minutes:
150" = 150 / 60 ' = 2.5'

Example 2:
Convert 300 Degree Seconds to Degree Minutes:
300" = 300 / 60 ' = 5'

### History of Degree second and Degree minute

The Degree second to Degree minute Converter traces its roots to ancient civilizations that used celestial bodies for navigation and timekeeping. This tool symbolizes the evolution of these practices, providing modern precision in angular measurements.

### How to use Degree second to Degree minute Converter

• Enter the value in degree seconds that you wish to convert.
• Press the 'Convert' button to initiate the calculation.
• View the result displayed in degree minutes instantly.
• If needed, clear the field to perform a new conversion.

### Real Life Applications of Degree second to Degree minute

Explore the practicality and significance of converting degree seconds to degree minutes in real-world scenarios.

• Astronomers utilize the converter to accurately position telescopes for celestial observations.
• Surveyors rely on the tool to refine angles when mapping out land divisions.

### Solved Examples ''

Example 1: To convert 45 degree seconds to degree minutes: 45" = 0.75'

Example 2: To convert 180 degree seconds to degree minutes: 180" = 3'

## FAQs - Degree Second to Degree Minute Converter

How accurate is the conversion?
The converter is designed to provide precise conversions with up to six decimal places of accuracy.
Can I convert values in reverse, from degree minutes to degree seconds?
Yes, the tool is capable of performing reverse conversions as well.
Is this tool free to use?
Yes, Newtum's Degree second to Degree minute Converter is free for all users.