NGC1316

Teaser:
In the southern constellation of Fornax, lies the lenticular galaxy, NGC1316. Its near neighbour NGC1317 is believed to be close enough for the two galaxies to be interacting gravitationally.
Priority:
Interesting
Month:
October
Visibility:
August - January
RA (J2000):
03 22 41.8
Dec (J2000):
-37 12 30
Image:
Observing tips:
BVR (colour) images of 120 seconds with FT South
Dates visible:
Aug 1 2017 - Jan 31 2018