Smaw Magellanic Clood

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Smaw Magellanic Cloud
Small Magellanic Cloud (Digitized Sky Survey 2).jpg
Smaw Magellanic Cloud. Soorce: Digitized Sky Survey 2
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Tucana an Hydrus
Richt ascension 00h 52m 44.8s[1]
Declination −72° 49′ 43″[1]
Redshift 158 ± 4 km/s[1]
Distance 197 ± 9 kly (61 ± 1 kpc)[2]
Teep SB(s)m pec[1]
Size (ly) 7,000 ly (diameter)[3]
Apparent dimensions (V) 5° 20′ × 3° 5′[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 2.7[1]
Notable featurs Companion dwarf tae the
Milky Way
Ither designations
SMC,[1] NGC 292,[1] PGC 3085,[1] Nubecula Minor[1]
See an aa: Galaxy, Leet o galaxies

The Smaw Magellanic Clood (SMC), or Nebucula Minor, is a dwarf galaxy near the Milky Way.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for Small Magellanic Cloud. Retrieved 2006-12-01. 
  2. Hilditch, R. W.; Howarth, I. D.; Harries, T. J. (2005). "Forty eclipsing binaries in the Small Magellanic Cloud: fundamental parameters and Cloud distance". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 357 (1): 304–324. arXiv:astro-ph/0411672Freely accessible. Bibcode:2005MNRAS.357..304H. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2005.08653.x. 
  3. "Magellanic Cloud." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2009. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 30 Aug. 2009 <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/356551/Magellanic-Cloud>.
  4. Nemiroff, Robert; Bonnell, Jerry (2006-06-17). "APOD: 2005 June 17 - The Small Cloud of Magellan". NASA. Retrieved 2008-07-07. 

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 52m 44.8s, −72° 49′ 43″