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Ground-based view of two galaxy neighbours: M81 and M82

Ground-based view of two galaxy neighbours: M81 and M82


Depicts: M82, NGC 3034, M81, NGC 3031
Copyright: Robert Gendler

This ground-based image of M81 (left) and M82 (right) was taken by Robert Gendler with a 12 inch telescope from a suburb outside Hartford, Connecticut. The distance between the two popular galaxies is 37 arc-minutes (approximately a moon diameter). Credit: Robert Gendler
Last Update: 1 September 2019
16-Oct-2021 21:29 UT

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