Large Magellanic Cloud


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the larger of the two Magellanic Clouds visible from the southern hemisphere

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A period-luminosity relation for Mira variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud, Nature, 291, 303- 304.
2012 was the 25th anniversary of supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud and several of the talks used the death of stars as a theme.
Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) - The LMC is a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way.
Among the topics are the evolution and nucleo-synthesis of extremely metal-poor AGB stars, the second release of the Torun Catalogue of galactic post-AGB stars, double chemistry in galactic bulge planetary nebulae, and the role of AGB stars in the global gas and dust budget of the Large Magellanic cloud.
Paul, a professor at the University of Sheffield, said the giant was identified at the centre of a star cluster in the Tarantula Nebula - a sprawling cloud of gas and dust in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a galaxy about 165,000 light-years away from the Milky Way.
If that's true, then this hypervelocity star suggests that the Large Magellanic Cloud also has a black hole at its center.
A colorful emission nebula envelops the hot double star BAT99-49 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way.
In February 1987, however, a supernova was caught in its early explosive stage in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Shock waves from a starburst region in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud compress the surrounding gas, giving life to new generations of stars.
Some of the New Zealand observations include mapping 30 Doradus, or the Tarantula Nebula, in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud.
A bright new star had erupted in the Large Magellanic Cloud, the largest satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, 165,000 light-years distant.
The supernova remnant is called DEM L241 and is found in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighboring galaxy to the Milky Way.
According to their analysis, the central part of the neighboring galaxy, called the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), completes a rotation every 250 million years.
The team focused on a bubble-shaped remnant--the leftovers of a type la explosion that appeared 400 years ago--in the nearby galaxy the Large Magellanic Cloud.
The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) forms an oval of approximately 6 by 4 degrees and astronomers classify it as a nearly face-on barred spiral galaxy, approximately 160 000 light years distant.
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