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M81 and M82 Gallery

M81 and M81 were discovered by Johann Elert Bode in 1774. A few observers have reported that M81 is visible to the naked eye under perfect conditions. M81 is the main galaxy of a galaxy group neighbored to the local group of galaxies.


  1. M81

  2. M81, M82 and the Galactic Cirrus

  3. M81, M82 and IFN - inverted

  4. M82