n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - A misty cloud : deep-sky delights

Volume 71, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



It is common for us as star-lovers always to be looking up at the starry skies and absorbing the wonder of them, but they always warrant a deeper look - and especially now, during the southern summer months, when the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds can be seen suspended against the night sky. Not only is the sight of these two Clouds a clear indicator of our place in the universe, but we are also privileged to be able to study these satellite galaxies situated relatively close by.

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