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

O slici

Id:eso1914a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:13. septembar 2019. 09:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1914
Veličina:28638 x 31985 px

O objektu

Naziv:LMC
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Constellation:Mensa
Kategorija:Galaxies

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Koordinate

Position (RA):5 25 10.58
Position (Dec):-70° 4' 22.75"
Field of view:461.90 x 515.88 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 2.4°desno od vertikale

 

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