The entire Large Magellanic Cloud with annotations (ground-based image)

This image shows the entire Large Magellanic Cloud, with some of the brightest objects marked. The outline shown corresponds to the overview image from Digitized Sky Survey 2. The field of view is about ten degrees across.

Credit:

Robert Gendler/ESO

About the Image

Id:heic1011d
Type:Collage
Release date:22 June 2010, 11:00
Related releases:heic1011
Size:5000 x 4105 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, LMC
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Distance:150000 light years

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