Le Gentil Satellite Galaxy of M31 (M32, NGC221) is a satiellite galaxy of m31 object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of between 2,410,000.00 and 257,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Andromeda.
It is referred to as M(32) when it was catalogued by Charles Messier in 18th - 19th Century France. It is also referred to as NGC(221) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue. Le Gentil Satellite Galaxy of M31 (M32, NGC221) was discovered in 1749 by Guillaume-Joseph-Hyacinthe-Jean-Baptiste Le Gentil de la Galaziere ( Le Gentil ).
The Satiellite Galaxy of M31's location is 00:42.7 (R.A.) and +40:52 (Dec.).
Le Gentil (M32, NGC221) object is a satellitegalaxy of the M31 which is better known as the Andromeda Galaxy. It was discovered by Guillaume-Joseph-Hyacinthe-Jean-Baptiste Le Gentil de la Galaziere but who is better referred to as the more easier to pronounce Le Gentil in 1749.
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||2,106,413,885,990.44|
|Concorde (Mach 2)||1,534.54||1,053,205,570,327.26|
|New Horizons Probe||33,000||48,975,335,633.03|
|Speed of Light||670,616,629.00||2,410,000.00|
|Name||Le Gentil Satellite Galaxy of M31 (M32, NGC221)|
|Type||Satiellite Galaxy of M31|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||2,410,000 - 2,570,00|
|Year of Discovery||1749|
|Discoverer||Guillaume-Joseph-Hyacinthe-Jean-Baptiste Le Gentil de la Galaziere ( Le Gentil )|
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