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.

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ESO/M. Gieles.
Acknowledgement: Mischa Schirmer

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Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Maí 19, 2010, 12:00 CEST
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Nafn:Messier 83
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Fjarlægð:15 milljón ljósár
Flokkur:Galaxies

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