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Ghost Nebula Facts

Ghost Nebula Facts Bright Nebula in Cepheus

Ghost Nebula is a bright nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 1,470.00 light years away in the constellation of Cepheus.

It is also referred to as NGC(7023) 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 Bright Nebula's location is 21h 01m 36.9 (R.A.) and 68d 09` 48 (Dec.).

Travel Time to Ghost 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)
Airbus A3807361,339,410,930.20
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.2691,284,825,067.39
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.54642,411,696.42
New Horizons Probe33,00029,872,922.56
Speed of Light670,616,629.001,470.00

Fact File

NameGhost Nebula
TypeBright Nebula
NGC Id7023
Right Ascension21h 01m 36.9
Declination68d 09` 48
Distance (Lt.Yr)1,470

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