|LMC. The Large Magellanic Cloud
|Irregular galaxy in Dorado
|It is a dwarf irregular galaxy orbiting arround the Milky Way, and it is a member of our "local group". It is 179.000
light years away from Earth and was considered the closer external
galaxy until 1994 that the dwarf galaxy of Sagitarius was discovered.
The Persian astronomer Al Sufi mentions it for the first time in 948 AC, but Magellan brought it to the european knowledge in 1519.
|Date and location||2-feb-2009. Moorook, Australia (GRAS)|
|Telescope||Takahashi FSQ106, FL=530mm. on Paramount mount|
|Camera||SBIG STL 11000|
||RGB: 4x600s bin1x1; stacked with AIP4WIN and processed with Pixinsight|
| Visits since september 14th, 2004: