southern spiral galaxy NGC 5236

This is an image of the bright, southern spiral galaxy NGC 5236, also known as Messier 83, one of the 9381 spiral galaxies studied by Andris Lauberts and Edwin Valentijn.

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About the Image

Id:eso9010a
Type:Observation
Release date:27 September 1990
Related releases:eso9010
Size:1743 x 1299 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 83
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:15 million light years

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