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".


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

About the Image

NASA caption
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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