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.

Credit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso1115d
Type:Kaart
Publicatiedatum:4 mei 2011 12:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1115
Grootte:3338 x 3284 px

Over het object

Naam:NGC 2442, Volans constellation
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Categorie:Illustrations

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