The galaxy NGC 1316

Image of NGC 1316
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 1316 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 10° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 1316
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
Fornax A
Position
Constellation:Fornax
Magnitude:8.53 (V)[1]
14.36 (B)[1]
11.16 (H)[1]
11.84 (J)[1]
10.92 (K)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.62
Hubble type:S0-a
Right Ascension:03h24m [1]
Declination:-37°00' [1]
Distance:20.0 Mpc
65.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-22.97

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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