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NGC6786 Facts

NGC6786 Facts Spiral Galaxy in Draco

NGC6786 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 350,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Draco.

It is also referred to as NGC(6786) 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 10 53.928 (R.A.) and +73 24 36.20 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC6786

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 A380736318,907,364,334,239.13
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269305,910,730,330,562.03
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.54152,955,165,815,162.85
New Horizons Probe33,0007,112,600,610,606.06
Speed of Light670,616,629.00350,000,000.00

Fact File

TypeBarred Spiral Galaxy
NGC Id6786
Right Ascension19 10 53.928
Declination+73 24 36.20
Distance (Lt.Yr)350,000,000
Morphological TypeSB D
Angular Size0.540 0.464 140 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity7406

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