Ultraviolet image of the nearby "Southern Pinwheel" galaxy M83 (NGC 5236). GALEX ultraviolet images suggest the M83 has unusual pockets of star formation separated by large distances from the spiral arms in the main disk of the galaxy.
April 28, 2005
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