NGC 1316
DSS image of NGC 1316
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 1316, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 1316
Fornax A
h 2527, For A, GC 697, MCG-06-08-005, Arp 154, ESO 357-22, PGC 12651

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  8.53
Size  13.18' x 8.32' @ 50°
Right Ascension  3h 22' 41.8"  (2000)
Declination  37° 12' 30" S
Constellation  Fornax
Description  vB, cL, vlE, vsvmbMN
Classification  E
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Nov 5, 2021    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Big, bright and obvious, 10' in diameter, round, a briliant stellar core with an extended halo that fades into the background, NGC1317 visible on the northern margin, an interacting pair
Other Data Sources for NGC 1316
Nearby objects for NGC 1316

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NGC 1316