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Small Magellanic Cloud

(SMC)
(dwarf galaxy in the Local Group)

The Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is an Galaxy in the Local Group (LG) about 200,000 light-years away. orbiting the Milky Way, about 160,000 light-years. it has a diameter of about 7,000 light-years and has several billion stars.

Characteristics:


(galaxy,Local Group)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_Magellanic_Cloud
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~060kpc197klySmall Magellanic Cloud

Referenced by:
Catalog of Azzopardi & Vigneau (AzV)
DeGaS-MC
Dwarf Galaxy
Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)
Local Group (LG)
SAGE
Satellite Galaxy

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