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NGC 1277 Facts

NGC 1277 Facts Galaxy in a Group of Galaxies in Perseus

NGC 1277 is a galaxy in a group of galaxies object of interest in space. in the constellation of Perseus.

It is also referred to as NGC(1277) 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 Galaxy in a Group of Galaxies's location is 03 19 51.488 (R.A.) and +41 34 24.26 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC 1277

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 A3807360.00
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.2690.00
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.540.00
New Horizons Probe33,0000.00
Speed of Light670,616,629.000.00

Fact File

NameNGC 1277
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id1277
Right Ascension03 19 51.488
Declination+41 34 24.26
Morphological TypeS0 D
Angular Size0.680 0.381 100 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity5066

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