NGC 300 in the constellation of Sculptor

This chart shows the location of the NGC 300 galaxy 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 as a red oval in a circle at the left (labelled 300 for NGC 300). This galaxy is fairly bright and is bright enough to be seen easily in binoculars.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:8 September 2010, 12:00
Related releases:eso1037
Size:3338 x 3338 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 300, Sculptor
Type:Local Universe : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Distance:6 million light years

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