Universe Guide
Search

NGC 1427A Facts

NGC 1427A Facts Irregular Galaxy in Eridanus

NGC 1427A is an irregular galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 50,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Eridanus.

It is also referred to as NGC(1427) 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 Irregular Galaxy's location is 3 40 9.41 (R.A.) and -35:37:17.74 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 13.40 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Travel Time to NGC 1427A

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)
Walking48,382,707,862,500,000.00
Car120279,423,595,416,666.67
Airbus A38073645,558,194,904,891.30
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.26943,701,532,904,366.00
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5421,850,737,973,594.69
New Horizons Probe33,0001,016,085,801,515.15
Speed of Light670,616,629.0050,000,000.00

Fact File


NameNGC 1427A
TypeIrregular Galaxy
NGC Id1427
ConstellationEridanus
Right Ascension3 40 9.41
Declination-35:37:17.74
Distance (Lt.Yr)50,000,000
Visual / Apparent Magnitude13.40
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Angular Size2.3 1.5 76 (~) D
Radial Velocity2022.2
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo0509a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


Comments and Questions

There's no register feature and no need to give an email address if you don't need to. All messages will be reviewed before being displayed. Comments may be merged or altered slightly such as if an email address is given in the main body of the comment.

You can decline to give a name which if that is the case, the comment will be attributed to a random star. A name is preferred even if its a random made up one by yourself.

   
x
This website is using cookies. More info. That's Fine