Panning across the Meathook Galaxy

This sequence gives a close-up view of the Meathook Galaxy (NGC 2442), a peculiar spiral in the constellation of Volans (The Flying Fish). This is a new image was taken by the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla, Chile.

Credit:

ESO. Music: acoustic by delmo. Licensed under a Creative Commons license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/

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Id:eso1115b
Release date:4 May 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1115
Duration:36s

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Type:• X - Galaxies

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