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NGC4438 Facts

NGC4438 Facts Galaxy in Virgo

NGC4438 is a galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 50,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Virgo.

It is also referred to as NGC(4438) 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 12 27 45.652 (R.A.) and +13 00 30.92 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC4438

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


NameNGC4438
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id4438
ConstellationVirgo
Right Ascension12 27 45.652
Declination+13 00 30.92
Distance (Lt.Yr)50,000,000
Morphological TypeSb C
Angular Size8.91 5.01 ~ (Opt) D
Radial Velocity98
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ngc4438


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