This constellation is supposed to represent a chemical furnace. The Chinese call it Tien Yu, Heaven's temporary Granary.
For the Observer
Autumn and Winter Skies
Fornax Galaxy Cluster is a group of 18 galaxies and some additions faint ones near 3h35m -35°40' Under very low power in a small telescope it is possible to get 9 galaxies in one view. The brightest of the galaxies is 10th magnitude.
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