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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Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Sep 13, 2019, 09:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1914
Stærð:28638 x 31985 px

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Nafn:LMC
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Constellation:Mensa
Flokkur:Galaxies

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Position (RA):5 25 10.58
Position (Dec):-70° 4' 22.75"
Field of view:461.90 x 515.88 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 2.4° højre frá lóðréttu

 

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