The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) finally revealed its first batch of stunning science images, a milestone for our ongoing survey of the cosmos.
At a press conference, NASA and its counterparts at the Canadian Space Agency and European Space Agency shared images of five targets captured by JWST for the first time.
Here are JWST’s 5 targets, compared to older space telescope imagery:
5. The Spitzer Space Telescope captured this infrared image of the majestic Carina Nebula in 2005.
JWST captured incredible depth and detail of the nebula in near-infrared (shown here) and mid-infrared light.
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