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Large Magellanic Cloud

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Large Magellanic Cloud

Technical card

Dates:March 10, 2021

Frames: 8x600" (1h 20')

Integration: 1h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 26.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.81%


RA center: 05h21m35s.131

DEC center: -69°5131.68

Pixel scale: 6.299 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.548 degrees

Field radius: 4.839 degrees

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Resolution: 4333x3466

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data

Description

Large Magellanic Cloud

A galaxy in the Southern Hemisphere

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Processed by Jim DeLillo

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The Large Magellanic Cloud is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. At a distance of around 50 kiloparsecs, the LMC is the second or third closest galaxy to the Milky Way, after the Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal and the possible dwarf irregular galaxy known as the Canis Major Overdensity. Wikipedia

Distance to Earth: 158,200 light years

Radius: 7,000 light years

Distance: 163.0 kly (49.97 kpc)

Apparent size (V): 10.75° × 9.17°

Coordinates: RA 5h 23m 34s | Dec -69° 45′ 22″

Constellations: Dorado, Mensa

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Large Magellanic Cloud, 



    
        

            Jim DeLillo