Lairge Magellanic Clood

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Lairge Magellanic Cloud
The Lairge Magellanic Cloud
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Dorado/Mensa
Richt ascension 05h 23m 34.5s[1]
Declination −69° 45′ 22″[1]
Distance 163.0 kly (49.97 kpc)[2]
Teep SB(s)m[1]
Size (ly) 14,000 ly in diameter
(~4.3 kpc)[3]
Apparent dimensions (V) 10.75° × 9.17°[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 0.9[1]
Ither designations
LMC, ESO 56- G 115, PGC 17223,[1] Nubecula Major[4]
See an aa: Galaxy, Leet o galaxies

The Lairge Magellanic Clood (LMC) is a satellite galaxy o the Milky Way.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for Large Magellanic Cloud. Retrieved 2006-10-29. 
  2. Pietrzyński, G; D. Graczyk; W. Gieren; I. B. Thompson; B. Pilecki; A. Udalski; I. Soszyński; et al. (7 March 2013). "An eclipsing-binary distance to the Large Magellanic Cloud accurate to two per cent". Nature. 495 (7439): 76–79. arXiv:1303.2063Freely accessible. Bibcode:2013Natur.495...76P. doi:10.1038/nature11878. PMID 23467166. 
  3. "Magellanic Cloud." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2009. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 30 Aug. 2009.
  4. Buscombe, William, v.7 (1954). "Astronomical Society of the Pacific Leaflets, The Magellanic Clouds". Astronomical Society of the Pacific Leaflets. 7: 9. Bibcode:1954ASPL....7....9B. 
  5. Shattow, Genevieve; Loeb, Abraham (2009). "Implications of recent measurements of the Milky Way rotation for the orbit of t". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters. 392: L21. arXiv:0808.0104Freely accessible. Bibcode:2009MNRAS.392L..21S. doi:10.1111/j.1745-3933.2008.00573.x. 

Coordinates: Sky map 05h 23m 34.5s, −69° 45′ 22″