Published on June 6th, 2013 | by geeky


Beautiful Galaxy Photo

Looking for some beautiful new wallpaper, or just in the mood for some great space photos? Take a look at this gorgeous picture of the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) galaxy. The SMC is 200,000 light-years away and orbits our own Milky Way spiral galaxy.

Young stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), one of the closest galaxies to our Milky Way.

To download this image as wallpaper, get it from NASA here.

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