The Meathook Galaxy, NGC 2442, in the constellation of Volans

This chart shows the location of the peculiar spiral galaxy NGC 2442 within the constellation of Volans (The Flying Fish). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions and the galaxy itself is marked as a small red ellipse surrounded by a red circle. This galaxy can be easily seen with a moderate-sized telescope.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

À propos de l'image

Date de publication:4 mai 2011 12:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1115
Taille:3338 x 3284 px

À propos de l'objet

Nom:NGC 2442, Volans constellation
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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