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NGC4622 Facts

NGC4622 Facts Spiral Galaxy in Centaurus

NGC4622 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 200,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Centaurus.

It is also referred to as NGC(4622) 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 Spiral Galaxy's location is 12 42 37.621 (R.A.) and -40 44 39.41 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC4622

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 A380736182,232,779,619,565.22
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269174,806,131,617,464.02
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5487,402,951,894,378.77
New Horizons Probe33,0004,064,343,206,060.61
Speed of Light670,616,629.00200,000,000.00

Fact File

TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id4622
Right Ascension12 42 37.621
Declination-40 44 39.41
Distance (Lt.Yr)200,000,000
Morphological TypeSb D
Angular Size1.170 0.983 0 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity4093

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