LMC Snapped by Schmidt Telescope

Astronomers used ESO's 1-m Schmidt Telescope to capture this image of the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) galaxy in 1986.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:lmc-schmidt-1986-6000p
Type:Observation
Release date:16 February 2010, 15:14
Size:11432 x 12494 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, LMC
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
• X - Galaxies
Distance:170000 light years

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