The spiral galaxy NGC 1187 in the constellation of Eridanus

This chart shows the location of NGC 1187 in the constellation of Eridanus (The River). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and NGC 1187 itself is highlighted with a red circle on the image. This galaxy appears as a faint smudge through medium-sized amateur telescopes under good conditions.

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1231c
Type:Artwork
Release date:1 August 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1231
Size:3338 x 3570 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1187
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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