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NGC 5793 Facts

NGC 5793 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 150,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Libra.

It is also referred to as NGC(5793) 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 14 59 24.807 (R.A.) and -16 41 36.55 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 13.50 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Travel Time to NGC 5793

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)
Walking425,148,123,587,500,000.00
Car120838,270,786,250,000.00
Airbus A380736136,674,584,714,673.91
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269131,104,598,713,098.01
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5465,552,213,920,784.08
New Horizons Probe33,0003,048,257,404,545.45
Speed of Light670,616,629.00150,000,000.00

Fact File


NameNGC 5793
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id5793
ConstellationLibra
Right Ascension14 59 24.807
Declination-16 41 36.55
Distance (Lt.Yr)150,000,000
Visual / Apparent Magnitude13.50
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Radial Velocity3438
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1411a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


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