VST image of the Fornax galaxy cluster

The Fornax Galaxy Cluster is one of the closest of such groupings beyond our Local Group of galaxies. This new VLT Survey Telescope image shows the central part of the cluster in great detail. At the lower-right is the elegant barred-spiral galaxy NGC 1365 and to the left the big elliptical NGC 1399.

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ESO. Acknowledgement: Aniello Grado and Luca Limatola

About the Image

Id:eso1612a
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2016. április 13. 12.00
Related releases:eso1612
Size:34676 x 24237 px

About the Object

Név:Fornax Cluster
Típus:Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Constellation:Fornax
Category:Galaxy Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):3 35 31.23
Position (Dec):-35° 34' 32.01"
Field of view:121.36 x 84.83 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical

 

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