CIRPASS integral field

CIRPASS integral field is depicted and superposed on a HST pseudo color optical image of the center of Messier 83. The rotation center of the galaxy (intruder nucleus) is at the youngest end of the partial ellipse that describes the positions of the main star forming regions of the giant arc.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:geminiann06019a
Type:Collage
Release date:Oct. 13, 2006, 2:33 p.m.
Related announcements:geminiann06019
Size:500 x 375 px

About the Object

Name:CIRPASS, M83
Category:Galaxies
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