NGC 2442 - The Meathook Galaxy

NGC 2442 - The Meathook Galaxy
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NGC 2442 - The Meathook Galaxy

This is an image of NGC 2442, also known as the Meathook Galaxy. It is a spiral galaxy about 50 million light years away in the constellation Volans. The distorted structure of the central bar is thought to be the result of a past interaction with PGC21457.
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
Planewave CDK24
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL 9000
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
Río Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
30 July 2020
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
Astrodon LRGB 2GEN
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
Pixinsight and Photoshop
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