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Fornax Dwarf galaxy

Astrophotography from Ursa Major Observatory @ ROSA

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2015-10-16 + 17
Hacienda los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Astro Physics 305mm f3.8 RHA
Astro Physics AP1200GTO
L 21x6 min, RGB 5x6 min each
3h 36min
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FLI PL29050 with Astrodon filters
Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl, Markus Blauensteiner) Image processing by Christoph Kaltseis
Galaxy (dSph)
+ 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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