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Astronomy and Solar Physics

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Science  13 Jul 1984:
Vol. 225, Issue 4658, pp. 179-180
DOI: 10.1126/science.225.4658.179


Very-wide-field photographs of the sky were taken on Spacelab 1 at 1650, 1930, and 2530 angstroms with a limiting magnitude of 9.3 at 1930 angstroms. A 1.2 by 2.4 kiloparsec ultraviolet extension of the Shapley wing of the Small Magellanic Cloud is seen in some of the photographs.