Spiral Galaxy M81 Details 5

HII shell of M81 and background galaxies.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: A. Zezas and J. Huchra (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)

About the Image

NASA caption
Id:heic0710h
Type:Observation
Release date:28 May 2007, 21:30
Related releases:heic0710
Size:1277 x 1080 px

About the Object

Name:Bode's Galaxy, M81, Messier 81
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:12 million light years
Constellation:Ursa Major

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Coordinates

Position (RA):9 54 51.48
Position (Dec):69° 9' 30.15"
Field of view:1.06 x 0.90 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 114.1° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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