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Large Magellanic Cloud Facts

Large Magellanic Cloud Facts Dwarf Galaxy in Dorado

Large Magellanic Cloud is a dwarf galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 163.000 light years away in the constellation of Dorado.

The Dwarf Galaxy's location is 05h 23m 34.5s (R.A.) and -69:45:22 (Dec.).

The Large Magellanic cloud is a dwarf galaxy that is a satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way. There is another Magellanic Cloud, the aptly named Small Magellanic Cloud.

Fact File

NameLarge Magellanic Cloud
TypeDwarf Galaxy
Right Ascension05h 23m 34.5s
Distance (Lt.Yr)163.000
CoprightN.A.S.A, Hubble Site

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