HST Key Project Observation of M81 Cepheids

A team of astronomers working with NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope announced results of a major step in the Key Project to measure the Hubble Constant and the age of the Universe.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9331a
Type:Collage
Release date:9 June 1993, 06:00
Size:2546 x 2508 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS F09514+6918, M 81, Messier 81, NGC 3031
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Type : Variable
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Quasars/AGN/Black Hole Images/Videos
Distance:12 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
Infrared
I
785 nm Hubble Space Telescope

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