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Small Mag·el·lan·ic Cloud

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  1. Small Magellanic Cloud(noun)

    the smaller of the two Magellanic Clouds visible from the southern hemisphere

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  1. Small Magellanic Cloud(ProperNoun)

    An irregular galaxy, a satellite of Milky Way.

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  1. Small Magellanic Cloud

    The Small Magellanic Cloud is a dwarf galaxy. It is classified as either a dwarf irregular galaxy or as a Magellanic type dwarf spiral galaxy. It has a diameter of about 7,000 light-years and contains several hundred million stars. It has a total mass of approximately 7 billion times the mass of the Sun. Some speculate that the SMC was once a barred spiral galaxy that was disrupted by the Milky Way to become somewhat irregular. It contains a central bar structure. At a distance of about 200,000 light-years, it is one of the Milky Way's nearest neighbors. It is also one of the most distant objects that can be seen with the naked eye. With a mean declination of approximately −73 degrees, it can only be viewed from the Southern Hemisphere and the lower latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. It is located in the constellation of Tucana and appears as a hazy, light patch in the night sky about 3 degrees across. It looks like a detached piece of the Milky Way. Since it has a very low surface brightness, it is best viewed from a dark site away from city lights. It forms a pair with the Large Magellanic Cloud, which lies a further 20 degrees to the east. The Small Magellanic Cloud is a member of the Local Group.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Small Magellanic Cloud in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Small Magellanic Cloud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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