The galaxy NGC 253 in the constellation of Sculptor

This chart shows the location of the nearby spiral galaxy NGC 253 within the constellation of Sculptor. This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the galaxy itself is marked with a red circle. This galaxy is bright enough to be easily seen as an elongated haze through binoculars from a dark site.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

À propos de l'image

Date de publication:15 décembre 2011 12:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1334, eso1152
Taille:3338 x 3354 px

À propos de l'objet

Nom:Constellation Chart, NGC 253, Sculptor
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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