The Large Magellanic Cloud revealed by VISTA

ESO’s VISTA telescope reveals a remarkable image of the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of our nearest galactic neighbours. VISTA has been surveying this galaxy and its sibling the Small Magellanic Cloud, as well as their surroundings, in unprecedented detail. This survey allows astronomers to observe a large number of stars, opening up new opportunities to study stellar evolution, galactic dynamics, and variable stars.

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ESO/VMC Survey

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Id:eso1914a
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Sht 13, 2019, 09:00 CEST
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Rreth objektit

Emri:LMC
Tipi:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Constellation:Mensa
Kategori:Galaxies

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):5 25 10.58
Position (Dec):-70° 4' 22.75"
Field of view:461.90 x 515.88 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 2.4° djathtas vertikales

 

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