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Small Magellanic Cloud

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.

      1. Name:
      2. Small Magellanic Cloud
      1. Type:
      2. irregular dwarf galaxy
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 2.7
      1. Distance (Mly):
      2. 0.2 Mly
      1. Size:
      2. 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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