Location of the M81/M82 galaxy group on the sky (ground-based image)

A wide-field view of the constellation of Ursa Major, the asterism known as "The Plough" or the "Big Dipper".

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Z. Levay (STScI) and A. Fujii

About the Image

NASA caption
Id:heic0801h
Type:Photographic
Release date:8 January 2008, 20:00
Related releases:heic0801
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:Ursa Major
Type:• Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
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