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NGC6744 Facts

NGC6744 Facts Spiral Galaxy in Pavo

NGC6744 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 30,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Pavo.

It is also referred to as NGC(6744) 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 19 09 46.099 (R.A.) and -63 51 27.14 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC6744

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 A38073627,334,916,942,934.78
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.26926,220,919,742,619.60
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5413,110,442,784,156.82
New Horizons Probe33,000609,651,480,909.09
Speed of Light670,616,629.0030,000,000.00

Fact File

TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id6744
Right Ascension19 09 46.099
Declination-63 51 27.14
Distance (Lt.Yr)30,000,000
Morphological TypeSAB(r)bc D
Angular Size17.38 10.96 16 (Opt) D
Radial Velocity838.3

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