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News Release 39 of 54

April 24, 2006 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-14

Happy Sweet Sixteen, Hubble Telescope!

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Image: M81 and M82 from the Ground

M81 and M82 from the Ground

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ABOUT THIS IMAGE:

This image was taken with a 16" Cassagrain telescope in red, green, blue and Halpha filters. The observation was made January - March 2006 at Panther Observatory in Austria. The imager notes that 900 minutes of exposure time were used for this image, a personal record.

Object Names: M81, NGC 3031, M82, NGC 3034

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: J. Schedler (Panther Observatory)

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