Bernard Miller


Planewave CDK-17 Luminance: 27x20 minutes (binned 1x1) Red: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2) Green: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2) Blue: 12x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
This is an image of M81, also known as Bode’s Galaxy, after Johann Elert Bode who discovered the galaxy on December 31, 1774. This is a spiral galaxy about 12 million light years away in the constellation Ursa Major. Just above M81, you can see its satellite galaxy, irregular galaxy Holmberg IX. Link information to any Website, Instagram account, Facebook account, Flickr site, or other social media where your images are currently featured.