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The Bode pair in Ursa Major

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Observer
Peter Mulligan
Time of observation
28/03/2019 - 23:14
Object
M81 and M82
Observing location
Sheffield UK
Equipment
Skywatcher 200p on EQ5
Canon 1100D
Exposure
80-40sec, 800ISO
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The M81 group of Galaxies at approximately 12 million light years is a close neighbour of our local group, and both are included in the Virgo super cluster.   I think everyone will agree that M81 is a stunning very attractive looking galaxy.

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