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NGC 2850 Facts

NGC 2850 is a galaxy object of interest in space. in the constellation of Hydra.

It is also referred to as NGC(2850) 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's location is 09 20 56.997 (R.A.) and -04 56 24.28 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC 2850

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)
Walking40.00
Car1200.00
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 2850
TypeGalaxy
NGC Id2850
ConstellationHydra
Right Ascension09 20 56.997
Declination-04 56 24.28
Angular Size0.553 0.409 30 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity7242
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ngc2850


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