Magellanic Cloods

The Lairge an Smaw Magellanic Cloods

The two Magellanic Cloods (or Nubeculae Magellani[1]) are a duo o irregular dwarf galaxies veesible frae the soothren hemisphere, which are members o the Local Group an are orbiting the Milky Way galaxy. Acause thay baith shaw signs o a bar structur, thay are eften reclessifee'd as Magellanic spiral galaxies. The twa galaxies are:


  1. Allen, R. H. (1963). Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning (Reprint ed.). New York, NY: Dover Publications Inc. pp. 294–295.