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NGC 3810 Facts

NGC 3810 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 50,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Leo.

It is also referred to as NGC(3810) 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. NGC 3810 was discovered in 1784 by William Herschel.

The Spiral Galaxy's location is 11:40:58.33 (R.A.) and 11:28:02.50 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 10.60 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Travel Time to NGC 3810

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 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 3810
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id3810
Right Ascension11:40:58.33
Distance (Lt.Yr)50,000,000
Visual / Apparent Magnitude10.60
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1784
DiscovererWilliam Herschel
Angular Size1.733 1.248 20 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity988
CoprightSpace Telescope

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