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NGC4660 Facts

NGC4660 Facts Elliptical Galaxy in Virgo

NGC4660 is an elliptical 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(4660) 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 Elliptical Galaxy's location is 12 44 31.9848549289 (R.A.) and +11 11 25.730688043 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC4660

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


NameNGC4660
TypeElliptical Galaxy
NGC Id4660
ConstellationVirgo
Right Ascension12 44 31.9848549289
Declination+11 11 25.730688043
Distance (Lt.Yr)50,000,000
Morphological TypeE-E/S0 C
Angular Size1.330 0.798 100 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity1084
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ngc4660


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