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Boomerang Nebula Facts

Boomerang Nebula Facts Nebula in Centaurus

Boomerang Nebula is a nebula object of interest in space. in the constellation of Centaurus.

It is also referred to as NGC(-1) 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 Nebula's location is 12 44 46.0900155125 (R.A.) and -54 31 13.356991600 (Dec.).

Travel Time to Boomerang Nebula

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


NameBoomerang Nebula
TypeNebula
ConstellationCentaurus
Right Ascension12 44 46.0900155125
Declination-54 31 13.356991600
Angular Size1.445 0.724 ~ (~) D
Radial Velocity-12.19
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=BoomerangNebula


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