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NGC 1569 Facts Dwarf Irregular Galaxy in Camelopardalis

NGC 1569 is a dwarf irregular galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 10.96 light years away in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

It is also referred to as NGC(1569) 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 Dwarf Irregular Galaxy's location is 4:30.49 (R.A.) and 64:50.53 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 12.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Travel Time to NGC 1569

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)
Walking41,837,489,563.46
Car12061,249,652.12
Airbus A3807369,986,356.32
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.2699,579,376.01
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.544,789,681.76
New Horizons Probe33,000222,726.01
Speed of Light670,616,629.0010.96

Fact File


NameNGC 1569
TypeDwarf Irregular Galaxy
NGC Id1569
ConstellationCamelopardalis
Right Ascension4:30.49
Declination64:50.53
Distance (Lt.Yr)10.96
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
CoprightN.A.S.A, Hubble Site


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