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PSR J1748-2446ad

PSR J1748-2446ad is a pulsar that can be located in the constellation of Sagittarius. The description is based on the spectral class. The star can be seen with the naked eye, that is, you don't need a telescope/binoculars to see it.

Location of PSR J1748-2446ad

The location of the 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 star is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For PSR J1748-2446ad, the location is 17h 48m 4.9 and -24° 46` 04 .

Distance to PSR J1748-2446ad

PSR J1748-2446ad is an estimated 18,000.00 light years from our Solar System (Earth and Sun). It would take a spaceship 18,000.00 years travelling at the speed of light to get there. We don't have a space ship that can travel that distance or at that speed yet.

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PSR J1748-2446ad Facts

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NamePSR J1748-2446ad
Star TypePulsar
GalaxyMilky Way
Visual / Apparent Magnitude5.28
Naked Eye VisibleYes - Magnitudes
Right Ascension (R.A.)17h 48m 4.9
Declination (Dec.)-24° 46` 04
Distance from the Sun / Earth18,000.00 Light Years

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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