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The Large Magellanic Cloud before and after SN1987A

Photographic image of the Large Magellanic Cloud, before (left) and after (right) the explosion of SN1987A. The supernova is visible on the right image just below the Tarantula nebula, in the upper part of the irregular galaxy.

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About the Image

Id:eso0708b
Type:Photographic
Release date:24 February 2007
Related releases:eso0708
Size:3600 x 1704 px

About the Object

Name:LMC
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• X - Nebulae
• X - Galaxies
Distance:170000 light years

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