Hemisphere

features of interest alpha (a) fornacis 5 The brightest star in the constellation at magnitude 3.9, with a yellow 7th-magnitude companion visible through small telescopes.

FORNAx CLUSTER 5 S 3 A small cluster of galaxies about 60 million light-years away in the southern part of the constellation. The brightest member of the group is the peculiar spiral NGC 1316, a radio source also known as Fornax A. Another prominent member of the cluster is the beautiful barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365.

Caelum Caeli (Cae)

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