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NGC 6050 Facts

NGC 6050 Facts Interacting Spiral Galaxy in Hercules

NGC 6050 is an interacting spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 500,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Hercules.

It is also referred to as NGC(6050) 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 Interacting Spiral Galaxy's location is 16:05 (R.A.) and 17:44 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC 6050

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 A380736455,581,949,048,913.04
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269437,015,329,043,660.05
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.54218,507,379,735,946.93
New Horizons Probe33,00010,160,858,015,151.52
Speed of Light670,616,629.00500,000,000.00

Fact File

NameNGC 6050
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id6050
Right Ascension16:05
Distance (Lt.Yr)500,000,000

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