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Galaxies M-81 & M-82

Posted by
Robert's Photos (Eau Claire, United States) on 14 July 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

M81 & M82 are separated by 150,000 light years. The pair are located approximately 10 degrees northwest of the "Big Dipper". This photo was acquired through a 130mm apo telescope several frames at 4min each, Totaling 6.3 hrs, more detail can be found at