M83 and its Northern Stellar Tidal Stream

Composite Image from Five Data sources

Image Credits:

Robert Gendler, Dr. David Martínez-Delgado (ARI-ZAH, Universität Heidelberg), David Malin (1.2M UK Schmidt Camera), 8.2 M Subaru Telescope (NAOJ)

European Southern Observatories VIMOS/VLT, 2.2-meter Max Planck-ESO telescope

Hubble Space Telescope

Image Assembly and Processing : Robert Gendler

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Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).