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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Sculptor and Eridanus.

[Latin fornāx, furnace, oven; see gwher- in Indo-European roots.]


n, Latin genitive Fornacis (fɔːˈneɪsɪs; -ˈnæs-)
(Astronomy) a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Cetus and Phoenix
[Latin: oven, kiln]
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Noun1.Fornax - a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix
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Caption: GOING DEEP The Hubble Ultra Deep Field, a 1 million-second exposure of a tiny region of sky in Fornax, contains nearly 10,000 galaxies.
There are sections devoted to Ptolemy's constellations as well as "modern" constellations such as Microscopium (the microscope), Fornax (the furnace) and Tucana (the toucan).
Countless galaxies vie for attention in this monster image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster, some appearing only as pinpricks of light while others dominate the foreground.
A massive new image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster has revealed a system of delicate loops, arcs and rings in the NGC 1316, a lenticular galaxy in this cluster.
The name derives from Greek word Fornax, which means oven.
Kill, Fornax in quo hordeu<m> encoquitur & siccatur ad cerevisia<m> conficiendam.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Astronomers measured the mass of the supermassive black hole at the center of NGC 1097 -- a barred spiral galaxy located approximately 45 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Fornax.
Among the topics are a forming polar ring galaxy in the deep field of the Fornax Cluster, star formation laws in various types of galaxies and the case of polar ring galaxies, kinematic transitions and streams in galaxy halos, and shapes and colors of galaxies from school to science.
Prepona laertes subdives (LM), Hamadryas fornax fornacalia (.
Sixty million light-years from Earth in the Fornax constellation, two neighboring galaxies have very different histories.
Jardel used telescope observations of several of the satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way, including the Carina, Draco, Fornax, Sculptor, and Sextans dwarf galaxies.
Stoll en 1787 describio a Papilio chloe y con las especies conocidas hasta ese momento Hubner (1806) describe el nuevo genero Hamadryas donde incluyo las especies feronia, guatemalena, iphthime, epinome, fornax, amphinome, belladona, arinome, alicia y rosandra.