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Fornax Dwarf

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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2015-10-17
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
TS Imaging Star 100mm f/5.8
Astro Physics AP1200GTO
17x6 min ISO 800
01h 42min
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Nikon D810A
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
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+ 9.3 mag
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460 000 light years
55’ x 44’
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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