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Fornax Cluster




Fornax Cluster
The second richest cluster of galaxies within 100 million light-years, although it is much smaller than the Virgo Cluster; it lies primarily in the constellation Fornax. There are actually two neighboring clusters, Fornax I and Fornax II (also known as the Eridanus Group), which contain 30 to 40 large galaxies each.


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