Contact: Lynn Chandler
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This Hubble mosaic of the spiral galaxy M83 or Southern Pinwheel, lies 15 million light-years away in the constellation Hydra. It contains thousands of star clusters, hundreds of thousands of individual stars, and "ghosts" of dead stars called supernova remnants.
Credit: NASA, ESA/HHT/STScI/AURA/W.Blair, JHU/R.O'Connell, UV
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