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Blue Star in Fornax
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Visible in this image directly to the east (left) of Nu Fornacis is the tapering elongated shape of PGC 7916, a lenticular galaxy more than two hundred million light years from the Milky Way. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas
Nu Fornacis is a curiosity: it is a blue star that varies in structure or surface markings, causing its brightness to change as it rotates.
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