Basic object information
Object name: NGC 1316 & NGC 1317
Popular name: Fornax A
Object type: Galaxies
Magnitude: 8.4 & 11.1
Size: 11.0'x7.2' & 2.8'x2.4'

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 03h 22m 42.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -37 13' 00"

Constellation: Fornax

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Wicherina, Greenough, Australia
Date/time: 9/10.1.2010 22:05
Telescope: Newton 254/1200 mm
Magn: 171x Filter: -
Field: 29' NE Lim.mag: 7.3
SQM: 21.8 (1) Seeing: 3
Visuality: I Height: 69
Weather: +17C, windy  
Fornax A and little companion. So interesting object that Mr. Kangaroo also wanted to see it :) Both galaxies are elliptical with brighter core in the middle, Fornax A is about six times larger than NGC 1317