APOD: Galaxy Wars: M81 and M82 (2020 May 15)

Comments and questions about the APOD on the main view screen.
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Chris Peterson
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Re: APOD: Galaxy Wars: M81 and M82 (2020 May 15)

Post by Chris Peterson » Sat May 16, 2020 12:45 am

orin stepanek wrote: Sat May 16, 2020 12:41 am
Chris Peterson wrote: Fri May 15, 2020 9:12 pm
orin stepanek wrote: Fri May 15, 2020 9:10 pm

A lot can change in 12,000,000 Years :mrgreen: But Shucks It would be an awful long trip just to find out! : :wink:
Actually, between those two, practically nothing is going to change at all in just 12 million years. They're interacting on a time scale of billions of years.
I'm sure you're correct; -> you usually are; but I was talking about the X-rays and not the dance! they could be on a billions of years thingy also! I don't think i'll wait around to find out! 💫
You could give it a shot.

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Re: APOD: Galaxy Wars: M81 and M82 (2020 May 15)

Post by Cousin Ricky » Tue May 19, 2020 8:29 pm

Ann wrote: Fri May 15, 2020 2:55 pm I'm also very glad to see that the picture was taken by a woman, Hypatia Alexandria! :D
Our own Geck has done quite a few images herself: Geckzilla.com