Zoom Animation into M82

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Duration: 30 seconds

Zoom through the northern spring sky, in the direction of the constellation Ursa Major, the Great Bear, to the galaxy known as Messier 82 (M82), or the Cigar Galaxy. The observations were made by Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys. Astronomers combined four color-filter images to make this exquisite image.

Active Galaxies/Quasars, Galaxies, Irregular Galaxies, Scientific Visualizations, SD Video


NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: April 24, 2006

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