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.

Kilde:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

Om billedet

Id:eso1115d
Type:Diagram
Udgivelsesdato:4. maj 2011 12:00
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso1115
Størrelse:3338 x 3284 px

Om objektet

Navn:NGC 2442, Volans constellation
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Kategori:Illustrations

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