NGC 1316 is a giant elliptical galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 60 Million Ly light years away in the constellation of Fornax.
It is also referred to as NGC(1316) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.
The Giant Elliptical Galaxy's location is 3 22 41.73 (R.A.) and -37Â° 12' 29.80 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 9.40 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
|Type||Giant Elliptical Galaxy|
|Right Ascension||3 22 41.73|
|Declination||-37Â° 12' 29.80|
|Distance (Lt.Yr)||60 Million Ly|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||9.40|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 7x50 Binoculars - Magnitudes|
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