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Frosty Leo Nebula

Frosty Leo Nebula Facts

Location of Frosty Leo Nebula

The location of the giant star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For Frosty Leo Nebula, the location is 09h 39m 53.96 and 11° 58` 52.6 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of Frosty Leo Nebula

Frosty Leo Nebula Colour and Temperature

Frosty Leo Nebula has a spectral type of K7II/III D. This means the star is a orange to red giant star.

Distance to Frosty Leo Nebula

The Parallax of the star is given as 0.33 which gives a calculated distance to Frosty Leo Nebula of 9794.70 light years from the Earth or 3003.00 parsecs. It is about 6,568,488,696,066 miles from Earth.

The star is roughly 619,408,897.06 Astronomical Units from the Earth/Sun give or take a few. An Astronomical Unit is the distance between Earth and the Sun. The number of A.U. is the number of times that the star is from the Earth compared to the Sun.

Travel Time to Frosty Leo 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)
Walking41,642,122,174,016.58
Car12054,737,405,800.55
Airbus A3807368,924,577,032.70
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.2698,560,868,086.77
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.544,280,428,464.60
New Horizons Probe33,000199,045,112.00
Speed of Light670,616,629.009,794.70

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Additional Frosty Leo Nebula Facts and Figures

Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameFrosty Leo Nebula
Spectral TypeK7II/III D
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeGiant Star
ColourOrange to Red
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationLeo
Right Ascension (R.A.)09h 39m 53.96
Declination (Dec.)11° 58` 52.6
Distance from Earth0.33 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 9794.70 Light Years
 3003.00 Parsecs
 619,408,897.06 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=Frosty+Leo+Nebula

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