• Wed. Feb 28th, 2024

James Webb Space Telescope peeks behind bars to witness star birth (Photo)

James Webb Space Telescope peeks behind bars to witness star birth (Photo)

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured a stunning image of a distant barred spiral galaxy as astronomers aim to study star birth in the deepest regions of space.

As part of a mission to build the European Space Agency (ESA), JWST observed the galaxy NGC 5068, located 17 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo. Called a “treasure trove”. Observations of star formation in relatively nearby galaxies.

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