Detailed annotated view of a section of the Large Magellanic Cloud

Thisspectacular new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile reveals a celestial menagerie of different objects and phenomena in part of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small companion galaxy to our own Milky Way. Many clusters are visible including an unusually young globular cluster and the remains of a brilliant supernovae explosion. A selection of objects are labelled and shown as enlarged cutouts.

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Data e Publikimit:Qer 1, 2010, 16:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1021
Përmasat:5000 x 3078 px

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Tipi:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Distanca:170000 vite dritë

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