Large Magellanic Cloud

Taken from ESO's La Silla Observatory using a DSLR camera, this image captures the intermingling gas, dust and stars of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way visible from the southern hemisphere.

Credit:

Zdeněk Bardon/ESO

About the Image

Id:magellan-ch17-bardon-cc
Type:Photographic
Release date:13 September 2017, 11:22
Size:2848 x 1881 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Constellation:Dorado
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 25 26.96
Position (Dec):-69° 34' 2.48"
Field of view:1387.68 x 916.51 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 64.0° right of vertical

 

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