PIA07903: "Southern Pinwheel" Galaxy M83
 Target Name:  M83
 Mission:  Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)
 Spacecraft:  GALEX Orbiter
 Instrument:  GALEX Telescope 
 Product Size:  1245 x 1245 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  California Institute of Technology 
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07903.tif (4.655 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07903.jpg (278.3 kB)

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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.

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