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The Large Magellanic Cloud

The Large Magellanic Cloud

Date: 01 June 2004
Satellite: Hubble
Depicts: Large Magellanic Cloud, N11, N11B
Copyright: Eckhard Slawik

This ground-based image of the Large Magellanic Cloud was taken by the German astrophotographer Eckhard Slawik. It spans 10 x 10 degrees. Just to the left of the middle of this image the largest star-forming region in the Local Group of galaxies, 30 Doradus, is seen as a red patch. N11B itself is seen in the upper right part of the LMC.

Credit: Eckhard Slawik (
Last Update: 1 September 2019
25-Apr-2024 12:41 UT

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