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NGC 6869 Facts

NGC 6869 is a galaxy object of interest in space. in the constellation of Draco.

It is also referred to as NGC(6869) 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 Galaxy's location is 20 00 42.414 (R.A.) and +66 13 39.25 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC 6869

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 6869
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id6869
ConstellationDraco
Right Ascension20 00 42.414
Declination+66 13 39.25
Morphological TypeS0 D
Angular Size1.080 1.058 100 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity2720
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ngc6869


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