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

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Közzététel napja:2011. május 4. 12.00
Related releases:eso1115
Size:3338 x 3284 px

About the Object

Név:NGC 2442, Volans constellation
Típus:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation


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