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.

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Id:eso1115d
Tipo:Carta
Data de divulgação:4 de Maio de 2011 às 12:00
Notícias relacionadas:eso1115
Tamanho:3338 x 3284 px

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Nome:NGC 2442, Volans constellation
Tipo:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Categoria:Illustrations

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