|Field of View:||Emulsion:||Scotchchrome 400||Filter:||none|
|Instrument:||f=100mm 1/2.8||Place:||Cerro Tololo||Observer:||S. Kohle|
© Copyright by the observers
many thanks to Stefan Korth and Bernd Koch for instrumentation !
The Large Magellanic Cloud is the most massive "dwarf" galaxy (among others, e.g. the SMC) moving around our Milky Way. The bright red knot is a giant star-forming region, also called the "Tarantula".
This image was used as background for the Workshop The Magellanic Clouds and other Dwarf Galaxies.