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M81 And M82 Stack 186frames 1860s WithDisplayStretch 500mm


M81 And M82 Stack 186frames 1860s WithDisplayStretch 500mm

This photo taken with my 90mm f5.5 refractor shows M81 (Bodes Nebula) and M82 (Cigar Galaxy) that are located less than 1 degree apart in the constellation of Ursa Major. M81 shines at Mag. 7 while M82 shines at Mag 8.4. The pair lie approximately 12 million light years away.






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