M81, NGC 3031

Noirlab_noao-02283_1024

noirlab_noao-02283 June 30th, 2020

Credit: NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

M81, a type Sb spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major, as seen by the KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope in 1975.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02283/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
M81 NGC 3031
Noirlab_noao-02283_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 9h 54m 37.2s
DEC = 69° 10’ 22.7”
Orientation
North is 1.7° CCW
Field of View
21.2 x 26.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Ursa Major
Noirlab_noao-02283_1280
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ID
noao-02283
Subject Category
Subject Name
M81, NGC 3031
Credits
NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Release Date
2020-06-30T21:33:52
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02283/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
148.6549896, 69.17296983
Reference Dimension
2000.0, 2501.0
Reference Pixel
1444.585449, 1793.686081
Scale
-0.000175, 0.000177
Rotation
1.665393006
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
noao-02283
Metadata Date
2022-09-12T14:56:43.459213
Metadata Version
1.1
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