Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Volans (Vol)  ·  Contains:  NGC 2442  ·  NGC2442
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NGC 2442

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NGC 2442

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Dates:March 1, 2019

Frames: 15x600" (2h 30')

Integration: 2h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 24.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.19%


Astrometry.net job: 2601407

RA center: 7h 36' 11"

DEC center: -69° 32' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.964 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.853 degrees

Field radius: 0.328 degrees


Resolution: 1778x1690

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

Here is NGC 2442. It has two common names: the Meathook Galaxy (which I think is pretty boring) and the Cobra and the Mouse (which I think fits it perfectly).

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NGC  2442, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter