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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Identificazione:eso1020b
Tipo:Osservazione
Data di rilascio:Mercoledì 19 Maggio 2010 12:00
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Nome:Messier 83
Tipo:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distanza:15 Milione Anni luce
Categoria:Galaxies

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