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Galaxy Small Magellanic Cloud

The irregular galaxy is a companion of our Milky Way. One of its biggest stars is HD 5980.

Constellation: Tucana
Distance: 200 000 light-years
Visual magnitude: 2.7
Number of Stars: 2 billion
Diameter: 5 000 light-years
Type: Irr

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