The Fornax Galaxy, also known as The Fornax Dwarf, Fornax Dwarf Elliptical,Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal, Fornax Dwarf Galaxy, Fornax dSph, PGC 10093 and ESO 356-4, is a galaxy located inside The Fornax Constellation; Fornax is Latin for Furnace so it's The Furnace Constellation. The Fornax Galaxy is classified as an Elliptical Dwarf Galaxy. The Fornax Galaxy is located 460±30 Million Light Years from our Home World, The Earth.
Profile of Fornax Dwarf Galaxy
The Fornax Galaxy was discovered in 1938 by American Scientist Harlow Shapley in South Africa at the Boyden Observatory using the Bruce Refractor. The Fornax Galaxy is a satellite to our galaxy, The Milky Way Galaxy. The Fornax dSph is owns six globular clusters, the largest of these clusters was actually discovered before it was, it's name, NGC 1049.
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