NGC 1316 has been uploaded!

Hi all,

A new image has been uploaded. This time it’s a galaxy. A very peculiar one named NGC 1316, Fornax A or even the “Galactic Killer” as ESO states in their web site. This is a very peculiar Elliptical/Lenticular galaxy that has been the target of many telescopes. The outer structure (that is very faint) and the dust lanes in the core region reveal several galactic mergers (or cannibalization as some authors prefer to name it). You can find it at:

https://astrodrudis.com/ngc-1316-fornax-a/

Enjoy!

Josep

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