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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘LMC’

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

A satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is an alluring sight in dark southern skies and the constellation Dorado.   Hydrogen in the LMC Credit & Copyright: Marco Lorenzi (Star Echoes) Explanation: A satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is an alluring sight in dark southern skies and the constellation Dorado. A mere 180,000 light-years distant, the LMC is seen in amazing detail in this very deep 4 frame ... Full Story

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