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NGC6818 Facts

NGC6818 Facts Planetary Nebula in Sagittarius

NGC6818 is a planetary nebula object of interest in space. in the constellation of Sagittarius.

It is also referred to as NGC(6818) 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 Planetary Nebula's location is 19 43 58.022 (R.A.) and -14 09 13.44 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC6818

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


NameNGC6818
TypePlanetary Nebula
NGC Id6818
ConstellationSagittarius
Right Ascension19 43 58.022
Declination-14 09 13.44
Angular Size0.563 0.439 120 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity-13.8
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ngc6818


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