The Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal


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The Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal is an elliptical dwarf galaxy found in the constellation Fornax. The galaxy is a satellite of the Milky Way and contains six globular clusters. NGC 1049, the largest of its clusters, was discovered before the galaxy itself. The galaxy is receding from the Milky Way at 53 km/s.

Image Credit: ESO

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