Fornax Dwarf  -  Wide field

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Object data of Fornax Dwarf

Object type: Galaxy (dSph)
Size: 55' x 44'
Magnitude: 9.3 mag
Constellation: For
Distance: 460,000 Ly
Notes: 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.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-10-15
Location: Hacienda Los Andes / Chile (1100m)
Telescope: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Camera: EOS6D (ISO1600)
Mount: Astrotrac TT320X
Exposure time: 74x2min
Exposure time total: 2h28min
Notes: mage acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner, Justin Kabaus)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl