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Ngc 1049

Jesse Russell

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! NGC 1049 is a globular cluster located in the constellation of Fornax, in the nearby Local Group galaxy of Fornax Dwarf. At a distance of 630,000 light years, it is still visible in moderate sized telescopes but the parent galaxy is nearly invisible. This globular cluster was discovered by John Herschel in the period 1834-1838, but the parent galaxy was not discovered until 1938, by Harlow Shapley.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Jan 17th, 2013
  • Pages: 110
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.25in - 0.23in - 0.59lb
  • EAN: 9785511773711