Wide-field image showing the region of M81 and M82 (ground-based image)

The spiral galaxy M81 and the neighbor galaxy M82 as seen in ground-based images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The image is a colour composite from DSS2 images. The field of view is 2.8 degrees.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgements: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Id:heic0710k
Type:Observation
Release date:28 May 2007, 21:30
Related releases:heic0710
Size:10102 x 13123 px

About the Object

Name:Galaxies
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos

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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