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Wide-field image of Magellanic clouds (ground-based image)

Wide-field image of Magellanic clouds (ground-based image)


Date: 19 December 2016
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: SMC and LMC
Copyright: A. Fujii

This ground-based image shows both the Small and the Large Magellanic Clouds – two satellite galaxies of the Milky Way. The Small Magellanic Cloud can be seen on the left, the Large Magellanic Cloud on the right.

This photo was taken by the Japanese astrophotographer Akira Fujii.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
11-Jul-2020 09:08 UT

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