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NGC 3077
Ursa Major
Penryn, California
February/March 2005
FS-128  (ag, ST-4)
ST-10XME LRGB 15  minute subs

NGC 3077 is a dwarf starburst galaxy, starburst activity occurred in the halo approximately 350 million years ago and is now occurring in the core region.  NGC 3077 is a member of the M81 group, M81, M82 and NGC 3077 interacted some millions of years ago and the effects of that iteration are still occurring within the respective galaxies.

NGC 3077 is classified Sd and has a surface brightness of 12.5 magnitude.