A 1st glimpse of the Magellanic Clouds

Gilbert Vancell caught these 2 dwarf galaxies – satellites to our Milky Way – from Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in Indonesia, home to active volcanoes.

Gilbert Vancell Nature Photography wrote: “The Magellanic Clouds over Bromo Semeru Tengger National Park, Java, Indonesia. My 1st time shooting the Magellanic Clouds, and couldn’t have been anyplace better! Read more about my experience shooting this marvel of Nature.”

Read more: The spectacular Large Magellanic Cloud

Read more: Small Magellanic Cloud

Read more: Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

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