Magellanic Bridge

Magellanic Bridge
Type   Transgalactic HI region
Observation data (Epoch J2000.0)
Right ascension 03h 11m
Declination -77.5°
See also: Astronomical object, List of astronomical objects
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The Magellanic Bridge is a stream of neutral hydrogen that links the two Magellanic Clouds.[1] It is mostly a low-metallicity gas feature, though a few stars have been found inside it.[2] It should not be confused with the Magellanic Stream, which links the MCs to the Milky Way.

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