Annotated view of the sky surrounding NGC 1316

This annotated view labels the major galaxies around NGC 1316, a lenticular galaxy that is both in the constellation of Fornax (The Furnace) and in the Fornax Cluster. This astonishingly deep view of the cluster was captured by the VLT Survey Telescope as part of the Fornax Deep Survey.

Credit:

ESO/A. Grado & L. Limatola

About the Image

Id:eso1734d
Type:Collage
Release date:25 October 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1734
Size:10000 x 7434 px

About the Object

Name:Fornax Cluster, NGC 1316
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Lenticular
Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:60 million light years
Category:Galaxies

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
G
480 nmVLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM
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480 nmVLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM
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625 nmVLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM
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625 nmVLT Survey Telescope
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