Items tagged with webb

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope captured an enlightening image of the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant that is located 6,500 light-years from Earth. The Crab has been studied since as far back as 1054 CE by 11th-century astronomers. The top image is a side-by-side comparison of the Crab Nebula as seen by the... Read more...
NASA's Webb space telescope continues to astound as it captures an image of Herbig-Haro 211 in "unprecedented detail." The image captures an outflow from a protostar, representing our own Sun when it was just tens of thousands of years old. According to NASA, Herbig-Haro (HH) objects are radiant regions surrounding... Read more...
A new image from NASA's Webb telescope captures an alluring image of the galaxy cluster known as 'El Gordo' has unveiled tantalizing new objects never seen before. The image gives more clarity to a variety of distant objects that the Hubble Space Telescope could only hint at in the past. El Gordo is considered to... Read more...
NASA celebrates one year of the James Webb Space Telescope performing science operations in deep space by sharing a phenomenal image of a star being born. The image is of the Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex, which is the closest star-forming region to Earth. In one regard, it seems like just yesterday that onlookers... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been sending back some of the most prolific and awe-inspiring images of the universe ever. Some of its latest photographs of deep space include the supermassive black hole CEERS 1019. The black hole is not only the most distant on record, but is also less massive than any... Read more...
Scientists took NASA's Webb telescope on a treasure hunt in the asteroid belt, and ended up finding as many questions as answers. Solar system scientists identified water vapor on Comet Read, an important clue in solving how water came about on Earth, but it was missing another key component: carbon dioxide. NASA's... Read more...
A NASA balloon-borne telescope captured phenomenal images of the Tarantula Nebula and Antennae Galaxies from 108,000 feet above Earth's surface. The Super Pressure Balloon Imaging Telescope (SuperBIT) was launched earlier this month from Wanaka, New Zealand. When one thinks of incredible images from space captured... Read more...
Prev 1 2