Highlights of the HAWK-I infrared image of Messier 83

Some highlights from the infrared view of the classic spiral galaxy Messier 83 taken with the HAWK-I camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. As well as showing the structure of the galaxy without the obscuring effect of dust, huge numbers of stars within the galaxy are revealed.

Kilde:

ESO/M. Gieles.
Acknowledgement: Mischa Schirmer

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Id:eso1020b
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:19. maj 2010 12:00
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso1020
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Navn:Messier 83
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Afstand:15 million lysår
Kategori:Galaxies

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