CSI-20-17462 (NGC 6445) [#162009805]


This system is located at: -632.59375 / 306.0625 / 4444.78125

Galactic coordinates: R: 4,499.992 / l: 8.100 / b: 3.900
Equatorial coordinates: Right ascension: 17h 49m 19.508s / Declination: -19° 59'28.637''

Habitable zone:
Metal-rich body (0 to 120,091 ls), Earth-like world (1,890,487 to 2,835,382 ls), Water world (1,550,196 to 6,003,632 ls), Ammonia world (3,922,371 to 10,673,124 ls), Terraformable (1,472,455 to 2,938,012 ls)

Estimated value: 169,011 cr

Traffic report

This system was visited for the first time on EDSM by Sunny v. Isegrim.

It was named by the Galactic Mapping Project with the name of: NGC 6445

437 ships passed through CSI-20-17462 space, including 1 ship in the last 7 days.

0 ship passed through CSI-20-17462 space in the last 24 hours.

The NGC 6445 was discovered on May 28, 1786 by William Herschel is an 11th-magnitude planetary nebula in Sagittarius. It was described as ‘pretty bright, pretty small, round, gradually brighter middle, mottled but not resolved’. There is some confusion over the naming of this nebula. NGC 6445 is sometimes referred to as the ‘Box Nebula’, but the Box Nebula is located at host star CSI-12-17112. Other sources refer to the Box Nebula as NGC 6309.

The nebula is 5000 light years from Sol and located between the Lagoon Nebula and Cinnabar Moth Nebula. The nebula is red-and-green, lit by neutron star CSI-20-17462 and two T-Tauri protostars. A single landable body provides rest and sight-seeing for the weary traveller.

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