NGC 4163 (NGC 4167, UGC 7199, MCG 6-27-26, ZWG 187.20, KUG 1209+364, PGC 38881)

NGC 4163 (NGC 4167, UGC 7199, MCG 6-27-26, ZWG 187.20, KUG 1209+364, PGC 38881)

STAR ATTRACTION - A spiral NGC 3169 in the constellation Sextans galaxy. The galaxy is gravitationally distorted by a nearby nearby galaxy NGC 3166. On the constellation Sextans Sextant also called Uraniae, ie, the sextant Urania, was created by Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687) from border areas between the constellations of Leo and Hydra. Urania is the muse of astronomy. Sex α (4.49, blue-white) is located almost on top of Ecuador, 12 ° south of Regulus (α Leo).

STAR ATTRACTION - A spiral NGC 3169 in the constellation Sextans galaxy. The galaxy is gravitationally distorted by a nearby nearby galaxy NGC 3166. On the constellation Sextans Sextant also called Uraniae, ie, the sextant Urania, was created by Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687) from border areas between the constellations of Leo and Hydra. Urania is the muse of astronomy. Sex α (4.49, blue-white) is located almost on top of Ecuador, 12 ° south of Regulus (α Leo).

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