Nubes de Magallanes

Location of photo
Balcarce, Argentina
Date/Time of photo
Nikon D3100, 38 SECONDS ISO 3200
Nikon D3100
The Magellanic Clouds are dwarf galaxies. The largest of them is known as Great Magellanic Cloud and the smaller Magellanic Small Cloud. Both galaxies were affected by tidal forces in their interaction with the Milky Way. Neutral hydrogen material connects them to each other and to our galaxy, the Milky Way.
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Esteban Josue Andrada

About Estebanandrada

Astronomer Amateur of the city of Mar del Plata, Argentina Members of Achernar - Difusion de la Astronomia, member of L.I.A.D.A, and a non-profit association Achernar is known for having been part of the Museum of Natural Sciences Scaglia of Mar del Plata and its planetarium, allowing locals and tourists of all ages to discover the sky
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