M81, NGC3031


About this image

M81, a type Sb spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. This composite color image was created from CCD observations made at the Kitt Peak National Observatory's 0.9-meter telescope in late December 1994.

More: galaxies page, spiral galaxies page, messier page.

Minimum credit line: N.A.Sharp/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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