The entire Large Magellanic Cloud with annotations

This image shows the entire Large Magellanic Cloud, with some of the brightest objects marked. The field of the new MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope image is indicated with an outline. The field of view is about ten degrees across.

Credit:

Robert Gendler/ESO

About the Image

Id:eso1021d
Type:Collage
Release date:1 June 2010, 16:00
Related releases:eso1021
Size:5000 x 4105 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, LMC
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Distance:180000 light years
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

Large JPEG
13.1 MB
Screensize JPEG
418.5 KB

 

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