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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 (or Nubeculae Magellani) are two irregular dwarf galaxies visible in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere; they are members of the Local...
- The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. At a distance of about 50 kilop****cs (≈163,000 light-years), the LMC is the second-...
- 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), or Nubecula Minor, is a dwarf galaxy near the Milky Way. Cl****ified as a dwarf irregular galaxy, the SMC has a diameter...
- Magellanic spiral galaxies are (usually) dwarf galaxies which are cl****ified as the type Sm (and SAm, SBm, SABm). They are galaxies with one single spiral...
- The Magellanic moorland or Magellanic tundra (Spanish: Tundra Magallánica) is an ecoregion on the Patagonian archipelagos south of latitude 48° S. It...
- abandoned. In 1848, Punta Arenas was founded ****her north, where the Magellanic forests meet the Patagonian plains. In Tierra del Fuego, across the strait...
- The Magellanic wood**** (Campephilus magellanicus) is a very large wood**** found in southern Chile and southwestern Argentina; it is resident within...
- 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...
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