Cigar Galaxy - starburst galaxy
Cigar Galaxy , is a starburst located in the constellation Ursa Major .
Cigar Galaxy is magnitude 8.41*, is 12 million light-years away, and is 11.2' x 4.3' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.
- Cigar Galaxy
- starburst galaxy
- Magnitude (m):
- Distance (Mly):
- 12 Mly
- 11.2' x 4.3''
- Ursa Major
- Messier #:
* One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.
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