Magellanic


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Mag`el`lan´ic


a.1.Of or pertaining to, or named from, Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521), the navigator.
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Some of the New Zealand observations include mapping 30 Doradus, or the Tarantula Nebula, in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud.
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
The longer arm of the False Cross points roughly to the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC).
At Radcliffe, Tom took a long series of Newtonian plates of fields in the Magellanic Clouds, the Baade Clear Windows near the Galactic Centre and globular clusters.
The supernova remnant is called DEM L241 and is found in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighboring galaxy to the Milky Way.
For the first time, astronomers have detected stars in an enormous stream of gas shed by the Magellanic Clouds, the two brightest galaxies that orbit our own, Science Daily reported.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Large Magellanic Cloud is one of the closest galaxies to our own.