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NGC 1275 Facts

NGC 1275 Facts Seyfert Galaxy in Perseus

NGC 1275 is a seyfert galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 222,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Perseus.

It is also referred to as NGC(1275) 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.

The Seyfert Galaxy's location is 03:19:48.1 (R.A.) and 41:30:$2 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 13.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 2.2 x 1.7 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Travel Time to NGC 1275

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)
Airbus A380736202,278,385,377,717.39
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269194,034,806,095,385.06
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5497,017,276,602,760.44
New Horizons Probe33,0004,511,420,958,727.27
Speed of Light670,616,629.00222,000,000.00

Fact File

NameNGC 1275
TypeSeyfert Galaxy
NGC Id1275
Right Ascension03:19:48.1
Distance (Lt.Yr)222,000,000
Apparent Dimension2.2 x 1.7
Visual / Apparent Magnitude13.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
CoprightN.A.S.A. Hubble

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