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Images Captured by NASA’s James Webb Telescope

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NASA's James Webb Telescope frequently captivates us by releasing breathtaking photos of the universe. The $10 billion observatory is the largest

NASA’s James Webb Telescope

NASA’s James Webb Telescope frequently captivates us by releasing breathtaking photos of the universe.

The $10 billion observatory is the largest and most powerful space telescope ever built, and its first scientific photos will be delivered on July 12, 2022.

On December 25, 2021, the next-generation observatory was launched atop an Ariane 5 rocket from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana. Here we look at some of the best images.

The most powerful space observatory NASA’s James Webb Telescope unveiled the “deepest and sharpest infrared image of the early universe” ever shot, dating back 13 billion years.

The breathtaking image contains thousands of galaxies and includes the weakest objects ever recorded, colorized from infrared to blue, orange, and white tones.

The image, dubbed NASA’s James Webb Telescope First Deep Field, depicts the galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, which functions as a gravitational lens, magnifying much more distant galaxies behind it.

The ‘Cosmic Cliffs’ displayed by NASA’s James Webb Telescope which depicts jagged mountains on a moonlit evening.

In reality, it is the edge of the massive, gaseous cavity within NGC 3324, and the tallest “peaks” in this image are around 7 light-years high.

According to NASA’s website, the cavernous area was carved out of the nebula by intense ultraviolet radiation and stellar winds from incredibly large, hot, newborn stars in the bubble’s centre.

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In nearly 30 years, NASA’s James Webb Telescope captured the sharpest glimpse of Neptune’s rings.

The image depicts Neptune and its rings. According to NASA, Webb’s cameras not only captured the sharpest glimpse of this faraway planet’s rings since the Voyager 2 spacecraft passed by it in 1989, but they also reveal the ice giant in a whole new light.

The latest photograph of the planetary nebula NGC 3132, often known as the Southern Ring Nebula, was acquired by NASA’s James Webb Telescope.

It is almost 2,500 light-years away from Earth. NASA explained the “dying star’s final dance” by pointing out that in the photos, the dimmer star in the centre throws out rings of gas and dust in all directions.

This phenomena has been observed for thousands of years and has now been photographed for the first time by NASA’s James Webb Telescope, which shows the star veiled in dust.

In mid-infrared light, NASA’s James Webb Telescope acquired an unusual, incredibly dusty glimpse of the Pillars of Creation.

The Pillars of Creation are set in the enormous Eagle Nebula, 6,500 light-years away.

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), these gas and dust-filled pillars enshroud stars that have been quietly developing over millennia.

The NASA’s James Webb Telescope captured this creepy, incredibly dusty view of the Pillars of Creation in mid-infrared light, providing us with a new perspective on a familiar region.

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