The location of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster

This chart shows the naked eye stars in the southern constellation of Fornax (The Furnace). Although the constellation is faint, it is host to the nearby Fornax Galaxy Cluster. The location of the cluster is indicated with a red circle. Many of the galaxies in this cluster are visible in a small telescope as faint smudges on the sky.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Release date:13 April 2016, 12:00
Related releases:eso1612
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Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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