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Fornax


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A faint constellation of the southern sky, representing a chemist's furnace. Its brightest star, Alpha Fornacis, is a double of magnitudes 4.0 and 6.5. The constellation contains the radio source Fornax A (a member of the Fornax Cluster of galaxies) and the Fornax Dwarf Galaxy.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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