Ground-based close-up view of M82

This ground-based image of M82 was taken by Robert Gendler with a 12 inch telescope from a suburb outside Hartford, Connecticut. Credit: Robert Gendler


Robert Gendler

About the Image

Release date:7 March 2001, 15:00
Related releases:heic0103
Size:728 x 728 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 82, NGC 3034
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : Starburst
Distance:13 million light years
Constellation:Ursa Major

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Position (RA):9 55 57.09
Position (Dec):69° 40' 44.43"
Field of view:7.77 x 7.77 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 70.7° left of vertical

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