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[Value of Gal] = [Value of cGal] / 100
[Value of cGal] = [Value of Gal] * 100

cGal(centigal)

A centigal (cGal) is a unit of acceleration commonly used in geophysics and geodesy to measure gravitational acceleration or gravity field variations. The term "centigal" is derived from the prefix "centi-" meaning one-hundredth (1/100) and "gal" named in honor of the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei. One centigal (1 cGal) is equal to one-hundredth of a Gal (0.01 Gal), equivalent to 1/100th of 1 cm/s² or 0.01 cm/s² (0.0001 m/s²). It is a non-SI (International System of Units) unit but is commonly used for expressing small gravity field variations and gravitational anomalies on Earth.

Gal(gal)

A gal, short for Galileo, is a unit of acceleration used in the field of geophysics and engineering, mainly to measure gravitational acceleration or variations in Earth's gravity. It is named in honor of the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei, who made significant contributions to our understanding of gravity and motion.

1 gal is defined as 1 centimeter per second squared (1 cm/s²). In other words, when an object accelerates at a rate of 1 gal, its velocity changes by 1 centimeter per second, every second.

The unit gal is often used when studying Earth's gravity since it allows for measurements to be neatly expressed in whole numbers, making calculations and comparisons more convenient. For example, Earth's average standard gravitational acceleration at sea level is approximately 980 gal.

cGal and Gal Conversion Mapping Table
cGal Gal
11.000000E-2
22.000000E-2
33.000000E-2
44.000000E-2
55.000000E-2
66.000000E-2
77.000000E-2
88.000000E-2
99.000000E-2
101.000000E-1
202.000000E-1
252.500000E-1
505.000000E-1
1001
2002
2502.500000E+0
5005
100010
200020
250025
500050
10000100
Gal cGal
1100
2200
3300
4400
5500
6600
7700
8800
9900
101,000
202,000
252,500
505,000
10010,000
20020,000
25025,000
50050,000
1000100,000
2000200,000
2500250,000
5000500,000
100001,000,000