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M82

(Messier 82, NGC 3034, Cigar Galaxy)
(nearby starburst galaxy)

M82 (for Messier 82, also NGC 3034, Cigar Galaxy) is a nearby Starburst Galaxy, about 12 million light-years away.

Characteristics:

  • Ursa Major - constellation.
  • 09h55m52.2s - Right Ascension.
  • +69deg40m47s - Declination.
  • 12 million ly - distance.
  • I0 - type.
  • 11m - apparent dimension.

(galaxy,starburst)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_82
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.00094Mpc12.0MlyM82
Coordinates:M82
095552.2+694047

Referenced by:
Council Of Giants
Messier Catalog
SN 2014J

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