The spiral galaxy NGC 6744 in the constellation of Pavo

This chart shows the location of the spiral galaxy NGC 6744 within the constellation of Pavo (The Peacock). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions and the galaxy itself is marked with a red ellipse in a red circle. This galaxy can be easily seen with a small telescope.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:1 June 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1118
Size:3338 x 3284 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6744, Pavo Constellation
Type:Local Universe : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Distance:30 million light years

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