Zooming and panning on barred spiral galaxy Messier 83

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Beginning with a wide view, this video zooms in through ground-based imagery to the Hubble and Magellan composite image of Messier 83, ending on Hubble's view. Messier 83 is a barred spiral galaxy that has hosted a remarkable number of supernova explosions, and appears to have a double nucleus at its core.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
Acknowledgement: William Blair (Johns Hopkins University).

About the Video

Id:heic1403a
Release date:9 January 2014, 16:20
Related releases:heic1403
Duration:56s

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Name:M83, Messier 83
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
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