In a recent article: http://io9.com/5937295/astronomers-discover-milky-ways-twin-magellanic-clouds-and-all Our galaxy is not particularly special in the universe. Its pairing with the Magellanic Clouds — two irregular dwarf galaxies has other similar configurations out there. I would like to confirm the existance and location of these irregular dwarf galaxies. How close they are and the collision rate. Also could we discuss the Magellanic Cloud. How big it is, where it is located.