Image 1: This close-up view of an area near the core of the iconic Southern Pinwheel galaxy, or M83, shows very rapid star birth
Images: 1) NASA, ESA, STScI/AURA. High-Def Version. 2) ESO.
Image 2: The Pinwheel Galaxy is one of the most fantastic spiral galaxies to view from Earth because it is facing us, displaying the full glory of its awesome shape. This three-color composite image was captured by the Isaac Newton Telescope in La Palma, Spain.
Image: Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes / Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias