Fornax Dwarf Galaxy Globulars and Tsamma Melons

16th Feb 2018

20170412_085945It is surreal observing a handful of globular clusters that reside in a galaxy 630,000 light years distant… while the galaxy itself stays resolutely invisible: not even the mistiest hint of the parent galaxy – the Fornax Dwarf Galaxy – was visible.

To add to the surreal-ness of the evening, a little gang of donkeys wandered in from somewhere out there in the dark and, mere metres from me and the telescope, I could hear them, but not see them,

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