Michael A. Stecker


M82 is an irregular and quite active galaxy of 9 x 4 arc minutes. It can be found close to
its larger and more stable neighbor M81.
Photographic Data: A Celestron 14-inch f/11 SCT was used with hypersensitized
Fujicolor HG 400 film. A single 50-minute exposure was made centered at RA 9 hrs,
56 min and Dec. +69.6 degrees.