NGC1049 Globular Cluster and Dwarf Fornax System Galaxy

(NGC1049 = RA 2h 39.7m , Dec. -3429', 11 mag., 0.6 arcmin.)

NGC1049 globular is detectable in a telescope about 245' SW of b Fornacis (see finder chart below). It is the brightest object inside the extremely faint and large Fornax System. That dwarf member of the Local Group requires large aperture rich-field telescope!

Not imaged yet.

Map created in Guide 7.0 - 745' x 745' , North is up.

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Jan Wisniewski