Canon 5DIII and 70-200 Canon lens at 200mm

Stack of 100 images, 30s each, ISO 800, f/3.5

   Large Magellanic Cloud

Imaged by Jean-Yves Beninger from Kangaroo Island on 1 November 2019







Ferdinand Magellan sighted the LMC on his voyage in 1519, and his writings brought the LMC into common Western knowledge. The galaxy is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way at a distance of about 163,000 light-years.