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a.1.Of or pertaining to, or named from, Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521), the navigator.
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The Milky Way is expected to collide with its neighboring galaxies, Andromeda and the Large Magellanic Cloud in a few billion years.
by Agencies Ground-based telescope view of the Large Magellanic Cloud, inset image taken by Hubble Space Telescope reveals one of many star clutters scattered in the dwarf galaxy.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- After slowly forming stars for the first few billion years of their lives, the Magellanic Clouds, near neighbors of our own Milky Way galaxy, have upped their game and are now forming new stars at a fast clip.
According to a study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Large Magellanic Cloud will catastrophically collide with the Milky Way in 2 billion years.
The longer arm of the False Cross points roughly to the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC).
IANS | Canberra A dwarf galaxy near the Milky Way called the Small Magellanic Cloud is slowly dying from gradual loss of energy to form stars, said a study by Australian astronomers published on Tuesday.
A MAGNETIC FIELD appears to span the space between the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, the two largest dwarf galaxies being consumed by the Milky Way.
The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are the nearest galaxies to our own Milky Way, each hundreds of thousands of light years away.
Research was performed to increase our understanding of male Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) reproductive biology and to develop artificial insemination (AI) technology to assist with maintaining the species' genetic diversity.
The Magellanic penguin, which lives in warmer climates than the gentoo, has no pores on its feathers and secretes a less-potent oil, the researchers say.
Fifty Years of Wide Field Studies in the Southern Hemisphere: Resolved Stellar Populations of the Galactic Bulge and Magellanic Clouds; proceedings