Small Magellanic Cloud - irregular dwarf galaxy
Small Magellanic Cloud , is a irregular dwarf located in the constellation Tucana.
Small Magellanic Cloud is magnitude 2.7*, is 0.2 million light-years away, and is 5° 20' x 3° 5' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Small Magellanic Cloud
- irregular dwarf galaxy
- Magnitude (m):
- Distance (Mly):
- 0.2 Mly
- 5° 20' x 3° 5''
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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