Messier Catalog » M82 — NGC 3034 Cigar Galaxy

These two galaxies are bright enough to be seen with binoculars and close enough to capture together in a single frame.
M81 and M82

These two galaxies are bright enough to be seen with binoculars and close enough to capture together in a single frame.

M82 is a starburst galaxy that contains one of the brightest pulsars known.
M82: The Cigar Galaxy

M82 is a starburst galaxy that contains one of the brightest pulsars known.

 
RA

9h 55.8m

Dec

69°41

Magnitude

8.4 ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚫⚫

Size

9.x4

Distance

12,000,000 light years

Season

🌼 Spring

Difficulty

🟢 Easy