Overview of the Large Magellanic Cloud (ground-based image)

This wide field view of part of the Large Magellanic Cloud includes the location of the N11 star formation region. This image was created from digitised photographs through red and blue filters. The field of view is about three degrees across.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:heic1011c
Type:Observation
Release date:17 January 2013, 12:00
Related releases:heic1314, heic1301, heic1011
Size:10643 x 10665 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, LHA 120-N 11B, N11
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:150000 light years

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS

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