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Large Magellanic Cloud

Large Magellanic Cloud as captured by astrophotographer Justin Ng of Singapore. This hazy cloud in Earth’s sky is a satellite galaxy to our Milky Way.

Large Magellanic Cloud as captured by astrophotographer Justin Ng of Singapore.  Justin was at Mount Bromo, an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia when he captured this photo.

Large Magellanic Cloud as captured by Justin Ng of Singapore. Visit Justin Ng’s website.

Astrophotographer Justin was at Mount Bromo, an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia when he took this photo of the Large Magellanic Cloud. From tropical or Southern Hemisphere latitudes, the Large Magellanic Cloud is easy to see and spectacular! The time to look for it in the evening is from December to April. Read more about the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to our Milky Way.

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