M81 (NGC 3031)

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Ursa Major 09h55.6 +69°04' 26' x 14' 7 12 Mly

Messier 81 (also known as NGC 3031 or Bode's Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy about 12 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major


M81, NGC 3031

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Feb 15, 2002 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP