Ground-based view of the Large Magellanic Cloud

Esahubble_opo0009b_500

esahubble_opo0009b March 9th, 2000

Credit: D. Malin, Anglo-Australian Observatory/Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, Scotland

From ground-based telescopes, the glowing gaseous debris surrounding dying, sun-like stars in a nearby galaxy, called the Large Magellanic Cloud, appear as small, shapeless dots of light.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo0009b/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
IRAS 05240-6948 Large Magellanic Cloud LMC
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy » Type » Irregular
Esahubble_opo0009b_1280
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ID
opo0009b
Subject Category
C.5.1.6  
Subject Name
IRAS 05240-6948, Large Magellanic Cloud, LMC
Credits
D. Malin, Anglo-Australian Observatory/Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, Scotland
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo0009b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
963.0, 773.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.org/
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
opo0009b
Metadata Date
2017-03-17T17:22:25.206154
Metadata Version
1.1
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