Wide-field image of Magellanic clouds (ground-based image)

This ground-based image shows both the Small and the Large Magellanic Clouds — two satellite galaxies of the Milky Way. The Small Magellanic Cloud can be seen on the left, the Large Magellanic Cloud on the right.

This photo was taken by the Japanese astrophotographer Akira Fujii.

Credit:

A. Fujii

About the Image

Id:heic1623b
Type:Photographic
Release date:20 December 2016, 19:00
Related releases:heic1707, heic1623
Size:3600 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, Small Magellanic Cloud
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy
Category:Galaxies

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