Digitized Sky Survey Image of Star Field Around M83
M83, NGC 5236, Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
15 million light-years (4.5 million parsecs)
Digitized Sky Survey (DSS), STScI/AURA, Palomar/Caltech, and UKSTU/AAO
This is a Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) image of the field around M83. This image was used in a zoom animation highlighting the M83 Hubble release image.