The Meathook Galaxy, NGC 2442, in the constellation of Volans
Date: 04 May 2011
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Sky chart with location of NGC 2442
Copyright: ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope
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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.
Last Update: 1 September 2019