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IC4687 Facts Galaxy in Pavo

IC4687 is a galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 250,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Pavo.

It is also referred to as IC4687 which is short for Index Catalogue number 4687. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue.

The Galaxy's location is 18 13 39.829 (R.A.) and -57 43 31.25 (Dec.).

Travel Time to IC4687

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.

DescriptionSpeed (m.p.h.)Time (years)
Walking441,913,539,312,500,000.00
Car1201,397,117,977,083,333.33
Airbus A380736227,790,974,524,456.52
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269218,507,664,521,830.02
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.54109,253,689,867,973.46
New Horizons Probe33,0005,080,429,007,575.76
Speed of Light670,616,629.00250,000,000.00

Fact File


NameIC4687
TypeSpiral Galaxy
Index Catalogue IdIC4687
ConstellationPavo
Right Ascension18 13 39.829
Declination-57 43 31.25
Distance (Lt.Yr)250,000,000
Morphological TypeS... D
Angular Size0.760 0.395 45 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity5189
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ic4687


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