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Zodiac: Libra
Sep 24 - Oct 23
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Messier 82 (Cigar Galaxy)

Messier object number 82 (NGC 3034) is a spiral galaxy and in the constellation of Great Bear. It is also known as the Cigar Galaxy. It is approximately 11000000 lightyears away from earth.
Image credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: J. Gallagher (University of Wisconsin), M. Mountain (STScI) and P. Puxley (NSF).
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution 3.0 Unported

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