M82, Faulkes
Name: M82
Alternative name: Cigar galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
RA: 09h 55m 52s
Dec: +69d 40m 47s
Distance: 3.2 mega parsecs
Object type: Galaxy
Size: 11 arcminutes
Apparent magnitude: 9
Notes: M82 is an irregular galaxy, so-called because it does not appear to have either a spiral or elliptical shape.

Image credit: Faulkes Telescope Project