Universe Guide
Search

Thor's Helmet Facts

Thor's Helmet Facts Emission Nebula in Canis Major

Thor's Helmet is an emission nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 15,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Canis Major.

It is also referred to as NGC(2359) 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 Emission Nebula's location is 07:18:30.09 (R.A.) and -13:13:48.61" (Dec.).

Travel Time to Thor's Helmet

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)
Walking42,514,812,358,750.00
Car12083,827,078,625.00
Airbus A38073613,667,458,471.47
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.26913,110,459,871.31
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.546,555,221,392.08
New Horizons Probe33,000304,825,740.45
Speed of Light670,616,629.0015,000.00

Fact File


NameThor's Helmet
TypeEmission Nebula
NGC Id2359
ConstellationCanis Major
Right Ascension07:18:30.09
Declination-13:13:48.61"
Distance (Lt.Yr)15,000
Sourcehttps://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1238a/
CoprightE.S.O.


Comments and Questions

There's no register feature and no need to give an email address if you don't need to. All messages will be reviewed before being displayed. Comments may be merged or altered slightly such as if an email address is given in the main body of the comment.

You can decline to give a name which if that is the case, the comment will be attributed to a random star. A name is preferred even if its a random made up one by yourself.

   
x
This website is using cookies. More info. That's Fine