Go Back In space - Taken from Sweden  


 

Object: Messier 81, 82, NGC 3077 - Bodes and Cigar galaxy, magnitude 7, distance 11,8 Mly
Discovered by: M81 and M82, Johann Elert Bode on December 31 1774 And NGC 3077 by William Herschel on November 8 1801
Note: As a little knowledge, the irregular faint galxy just above M81 is named Holmberg IX after the Swedish astronomer Erik Holmberg. It is in fact a dwarf irregular galaxy and a satellite galaxy to M81, it is also named PGC28757 see version 2
Telescope=Astro-Tech-AT-65Q-FL=420mm Camera=ZWO-ASI-1600M-Pro-Cool Exposures=No data Bin 1x1 Weather= No data
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Second version of picture: Version 2


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