Location of the Messier 82 details

This image shows the location of the three close-up pictures in the Details in Messier 82 image.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: J. Gallagher (University of Wisconsin), M. Mountain (STScI) and P. Puxley (NSF).

About the Image

Id:heic0604c
Release date:24 April 2006, 15:00
Related releases:heic0604
Size:3000 x 2337 px

About the Object

Name:Cigar Galaxy, Messier 82
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : Starburst
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:13 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
H-alpha
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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