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NGP 25 55

NGP 25 55 Facts

  • NGP 25 55 is a giant star that can be located in the constellation of Coma Berenices. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • NGP 25 55 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Based on the spectral type (G6III) of the star, the star's colour is yellow .
  • The star is calculated at being about 2630.35 light years away from us. Distance

NGP 25 55's Alternative Names

BD number is the number that the star was filed under in the Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung, a star catalogue that was put together by the Bonn Observatory between 1859 to 1903. The star's BD Number is BD+25 2497.

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Location of NGP 25 55

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 NGP 25 55, the location is 12h 22m 04.9211 and +25° 06` 20.234 .

Physical Properties of NGP 25 55

NGP 25 55 Colour and Temperature

Based on the star's spectral type of G6III , NGP 25 55's colour and type is yellow giant star. Based on the star's spectral, the stars temperature is between 5,200.00 and 6,000.00 degrees kelvin.

Distance to NGP 25 55

The Parallax of the star is given as 1.24000 which gives a calculated distance to NGP 25 55 of 2630.35 light years from the Earth or 806.45 parsecs. It is about 15,462,842,250,353,509 miles from Earth.

The star is roughly 166,341,093.92 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 NGP 25 55

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 A3807362,396,679,959.36
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.2692,299,006,541.50
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.541,149,501,772.58
New Horizons Probe33,00053,453,225.76
Speed of Light670,616,629.002,630.35

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Additional NGP 25 55 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameNGP 25 55
Alternative NamesBD+25 2497
Spectral TypeG6III
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeGiant Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationComa Berenices
Right Ascension (R.A.)12h 22m 04.9211
Declination (Dec.)+25° 06` 20.234
Distance from Earth1.24000 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 2630.35 Light Years
 806.45 Parsecs
 166,341,093.92 Astronomical Units

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Estimated Calculated Facts

Calculated Temperature Range5,200.00 - 6,000.00

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