James Webb Telescope Finds Invisible Areas Of Star Birth

  • Team member Jon Morse echoed, “It’s like finding buried treasure. … In the image first released in July, you see hints of this activity, but these jets are only visible when you embark on that deep dive – dissecting data from each of the different filters and analyzing each area alone.”
  • In October, the famed Pillars of Creation, columns deep in space made of gas and dust whose majestic images were first captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1985, got a stunning makeover in images the James Webb Space Telescope.
  • The images, far more detailed and conducted with Webb’s Near-Infrared camera, illuminated the luminous stars in the Eagle Nebula roughly 6,500 light-years from Earth.
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