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Fornax Dwarf - Wide field

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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Galaxy (dSph)
55’ x 44’
+ 9.3 mag
For
460 000 light years
2015-10-15
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Astrotrac TT320X
74x2min
2h 28min
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EOS 6D (ISO 1600)
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner, Justin Kabaus) Image processing by Bernhard Hubl
The Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal is a dwarf galaxy in the constellation Fornax. This galaxy is a satellite of the Milky Way and contains six globular clusters; The largest, NGC 1049, was discovered before the galaxy itself.
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