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NGC 7793 Facts

NGC 7793 Facts Spiral Galaxy in Sculptor

NGC 7793 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 13,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Sculptor.

It is also referred to as NGC(7793) 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. NGC 7793 was discovered in 1826 by James Dunlop.

The Spiral Galaxy's location is 23 57 51.11 (R.A.) and -32 35 27 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 10.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye from Earth, you need a telescope to see it.

Travel Time to NGC 7793

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)
Walking42,179,504,044,250,000.00
Car12072,650,134,808,333.33
Airbus A38073611,845,130,675,271.74
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.26911,362,398,555,135.16
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.545,681,191,873,134.62
New Horizons Probe33,000264,182,308,393.94
Speed of Light670,616,629.0013,000,000.00

Fact File


NameNGC 7793
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id7793
ConstellationSculptor
Right Ascension23 57 51.11
Declination-32 35 27
Distance (Lt.Yr)13,000,000
Visual / Apparent Magnitude10.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1826
DiscovererJames Dunlop
Radial Velocity226.8
Sourcehttps://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1438a/
CoprightSpace Telescope


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