Large Magellanic Cloud also known as LMC is a Milky Way Galaxy Satellite Galaxy located within both The Dorado Constellation (Dolphinfish Constellation/Swordfish Constellation) and The Mensa Constellation(Table Constellation). It is a Satellite Galaxy of our galaxy, The Milk Way Galaxy, as in like The Moon to Earth, Large Magellanic Cloud is a Satellite of The Milky Way Galaxy. LMC is 163 Kilo Light Years from Earth or 50 kiloparsecs from Earth. Large Magellanic Cloud has diameter of 14,000 Lightyears and a mass of 10 Billion Solar Masses. Large Magellanic Cloud is the second to third closest galaxy to The Milky Way Galaxy.
Profile of LMC
Large Magellanic Cloud is a Magellanic Spiral Galaxy. A Magellanic Spiral Galaxy is a galaxy that is va dwarf galaxy with only one spiral arm. LMC was once believed to be considered a barred dwarf spiral galaxy. LMC has 30 Billion Stars. Large Magellanic Cloud was discovered by Persian Astronomer 'Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi Shirazi or Azophi in 964 A.D. Today Large Magellanic Cloud is going through a phase of strenuous Powerful star formation. LMC and Canis Major Overdensity are disputed in whether who is second or third closest known galaxy to that of our galaxy.
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