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NGC 500 Facts

NGC 500 is a lenticular galaxy object of interest in space. in the constellation of Pisces.

It is also referred to as NGC(500) 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 Lenticular Galaxy's location is 01 22 39.3645008508 (R.A.) and +05 23 13.960190267 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC 500

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 500
TypeLenticular Galaxy
NGC Id500
ConstellationPisces
Right Ascension01 22 39.3645008508
Declination+05 23 13.960190267
Angular Size0.487 0.350 95 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity12077
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ngc500


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