ATs_Magellanic_Clouds_hires-CC

The Magellanic Clouds are satellite galaxies of the Milky Way. These dwarf galaxies, which orbit the galactic centre, are only visible from the Southern Hemisphere. Here, they are seen above the Auxiliary Telescopes of ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Paranal, Chile.

Credit:

J. C. Muñoz/ESO

About the Image

Id:ATs_Magellanic_Clouds_hires-CC
Type:Photographic
Release date:4 December 2018, 15:43
Size:5472 x 3648 px

About the Object

Name:Auxiliary Telescopes
Type:Milky Way : Galaxy
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Facility
Category:Paranal

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