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Definition of Magellanic

Magellanic
Magellanic Mag`el*lan"ic, a. Of or pertaining to, or named from, Magellan, the navigator. Magellenic clouds (Astron.), three conspicuous nebul[ae] near the south pole, resembling thin white clouds.

Meaning of Magellanic from wikipedia

- Magellanic may refer to: Magellanic Steppe, 7th largest desert in the world, see Patagonian Desert Magellanic Straits, a sea p****ageway at the tip of...
- The Magellanic Clouds (Magellanic system or Nubeculae Magellani) are two irregular dwarf galaxies in the southern celestial hemisphere. Orbiting the Milky...
- The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is a dwarf galaxy and satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. At a distance of around 50 kilop****cs (163,000 light-years)...
- The Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) is a South American penguin, breeding in coastal Patagonia, including Argentina, Chile, and the Falkland...
- The Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is a dwarf galaxy near the Milky Way. classified as a dwarf irregular galaxy, the SMC has a D25 isophotal diameter of...
- A Magellanic spiral galaxy is a spiral galaxy with only one spiral arm. Magellanic spiral galaxies are classified as the type Sm (with sub-categories SAm...
- The Magellanic subpolar forests (Spanish: Bosque Subpolar Magallánico) are a terrestrial ecoregion of southernmost South America, covering parts of southern...
- The Magellanic Stream is a stream of high-velocity clouds of gas extending from the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds over 100┬░ through the Galactic south...
- abandoned. In 1848, Punta Arenas was founded ****her north, where the Magellanic forests meet the Patagonian plains. In Tierra del Fuego, across the strait...
- known stars in the Milky Way. For example, some red supergiants in the Magellanic Clouds are suspected to have slightly different limiting temperatures...