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