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News Release 226 of 959

November 5, 2009 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2009-29

Hubble Image Showcases Star Birth in M83, the Southern Pinwheel

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Image: Ground Image of M83 Taken at ESO in La Silla, Chile

Ground Image of M83 Taken at ESO in La Silla, Chile

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ABOUT THIS IMAGE:

This is an image of the galaxy M83, taken by the European Southern Observatory's Wide Field Imager on the ESO/MPG 2.2-meter telescope at La Silla, Chile.

Object Name: M83

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: European Southern Observatory

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Montage Image: Hubble Image Showcases Star Birth in M83, the Southern Pinwheel Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Hubble Image Showcases Star Birth in M83, the Southern PinwheelPRC2009-29 Hubble Wide Field Camera 3 Image Details Star Birth in Galaxy M83 Image Type: Astronomical Hubble Wide Field Camera 3 Image Details Star Birth in Galaxy M83

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