From the December 2008 issue

M81 and M82 on display

We share some of our favorite images of these galaxies from our online collection.
By | Published: December 29, 2008 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
In the February 2009 issue of Astronomy, Contributing Editor Raymond Shubinski told us “All about M81 and M82.” Because these galaxies in Ursa Major the Great Bear are very popular to observe, I thought I’d put together a small additional collection of images of these celestial gems from our online gallery for readers to browse through.