Fornax

NGC 1365: The Great Barred Spiral Galaxy

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NGC 1365 is a barred spiral galaxy located in Fornax constellation. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 10.3 and is approximately 56.2 million light years distant from the Sun.

The giant Seyfert-type galaxy is also known as PGC 13179, or the Great Barred Spiral Galaxy. It is the largest spiral galaxy in Fornax and may be the most prominent barred spiral galaxy in the night sky.
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