The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)

Image of the Large Magellanic Cloud
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , the Large Magellanic Cloud is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)
Object type Galaxy
Other names
The Large Magellanic Cloud
Nubecula Major
Position
Right ascension:05h23m [1]
Declination:−69°45' [1]
Constellation:Dorado
Magnitude:0.91 (V) [1]
Source
[1] Manually entered
Visibility from Washington

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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