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The Ursa Major Constellation

The Ursa Major Constellation


Date: 24 April 2006
Depicts: Messier 82, M 82, Cigar Galaxy
Copyright: Akira Fujii

The galaxy Messier 82 is located 12 million light-years away. It appears high in the northern spring sky in the direction of the constellation Ursa Major, the Great Bear. Here Ursa Major is seen in a ground-based image taken by Akira Fujii.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
24-Sep-2021 19:02 UT

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