IC 4665 is an open star cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 1,400.00 light years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
It is also referred to as IC4665 which is short for Index Catalogue number 4665. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue.
The Open Star Cluster's location is 17 46 18.0 (R.A.) and +05 43 0 (Dec.).
The time it will take to travel to this star is dependent on how fast you are going. U.G. has done some calculations as to how long it will take going at differing speeds. A note about the calculations, when I'm talking about years, I'm talking non-leap years only (365 days).
The New Horizons space probe is the fastest probe that we've sent into space at the time of writing. Its primary mission was to visit Pluto which at the time of launch (2006), Pluto was still a planet.
|Description||Speed (m.p.h.)||Time (years)|
|Speed of Sound (Mach 1)||767.269||1,223,642,921.32|
|Concorde (Mach 2)||1,534.54||611,820,663.26|
|New Horizons Probe||33,000||28,450,402.44|
|Speed of Light||670,616,629.00||1,400.00|
|Type||Open Star Cluster|
|Index Catalogue Id||IC4665|
|Right Ascension||17 46 18.0|
|Declination||+05 43 0|
|Apparent Dimension||70 Arcmins|
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