Month: February 2021

NGC 1316 – 1317.

NGC 1316-1317. NGC 1316 is a giant elliptical galaxy which is interacting with a smaller barred spiral galaxy NGC 1317, in the constellation¬†of¬†Fornax, at a distance of about 60 MLY. The dust lanes in NGC 1316 and the faint arcs or shells in the outer parts of this galaxy suggest a recent merger with a […]