M82 Ground-based Image

M82 Ground-based Image

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News release ID: STScI-2006-14
Release Date: Apr 24, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This image was taken with a 20" Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétien telescope in red, green, blue and Halpha filters (H-alpha data courtesy of J. Misti). The observation was made at Nighthawk Observatory at New Mexico Skies.

Active Galaxies/Quasars, Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Irregular Galaxies


Credit: R. Gendler (Copyright Robert Gendler 2006)