Fornax Dwarf Galaxy.

Fornax Dwarf Galaxy.

The Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal is an elliptical Dwarf galaxy in Fornax at a distance of 456,000 light years. This galaxy is much brighter and larger than the Carina Dwarf and is one of many dwarf galaxies in the neighbourhood of the Milky Way.

This galaxy has 6 globular clusters, only 3 are shown on this image. The other 3 are much further out and past the edge of the galaxy.

F.O.V.    44 x 44 min of arc.

Telescope.    10 Inch F 4.0 Newtonian

Camera.   S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.   12 x 600 sec.   Dec 2015.

Location.  (Wiruna)  Ilford N.S.W.