How Are Webb Telescope Images Colorized?

How Are Webb Telescope Images Colorized?

On the left is a monochromatic image showing infrared data from Webb of the Southern Ring Nebula. On the right is a processed image showing the same view in full color.Image: Gizmodo/NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI On July 12, the first full-color images from the Webb Space Telescope showed countless nebulae, galaxies, and a gassy … Read more

Astronomers Say They’ve Found The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Observed

Astronomers Say They've Found The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Observed

It’s a record that has been broken multiple times over the past two years alone, and one that we expect to see broken again soon. Astronomers using the newly operational James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have announced the discovery of what appears to be the most distant galaxy yet. If this sounds familiar, it’s already … Read more

The James Webb Space Telescope May Have Already Found The Oldest Galaxy Ever Seen

The James Webb Space Telescope May Have Already Found The Oldest Galaxy Ever Seen

Just a week after its first images were shown to the world, the James Webb Space Telescope may have found a galaxy that existed 13.5 billion years ago, a scientist who analyzed the data said Wednesday. Known as GLASS-z13, the galaxy dates back to 300 million years after the Big Bang, about 100 million years … Read more

Five New Incredible Images Released From The JWST

Five New Incredible Images Released From The JWST

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has already expanded humanity’s vision further into time and space than ever before, giving a breathtaking sneak peek of the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the early Universe to date. Now, NASA has just unveiled five more stunning full-color images captured by the most ambitious telescopes humanity has … Read more

Webb captures dying star’s final ‘performance’ in fine detail

Webb captures dying star's final 'performance' in fine detail

Science & Exploration 07/12/2022 11190 views 92 likes The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope has revealed details of the Southern Ring planetary nebula that were previously hidden from astronomers. Planetary nebulae are the shells of gas and dust ejected from dying stars. Webb’s powerful infrared view brings this nebula’s second star into full view, along … Read more

The Webb Telescope Has Been Hit By Something. Here’s What It Means For Science

The Webb Telescope Has Been Hit By Something.  Here's What It Means For Science

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been hit by a micrometeoroid, which has damaged one of … [+] the 18 beryllium-gold segments that makes up its main 6.5-meter mirror. getty NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been hit by a micrometeoroid, which has damaged one of the 18 beryllium-gold segments that makes up … Read more

The Webb Telescope Has Been Hit By Something. Here’s What It Means For Science

The Webb Telescope Has Been Hit By Something.  Here's What It Means For Science

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been hit by a micrometeoroid, which has damaged one of … [+] the 18 beryllium-gold segments that makes up its main 6.5-meter mirror. getty NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been hit by a micrometeoroid, which has damaged one of the 18 beryllium-gold segments that makes up … Read more

NASA Says a Tiny Space Rock Has Impacted The James Webb Space Telescope

NASA Says a Tiny Space Rock Has Impacted The James Webb Space Telescope

In its new home far from Earth, the James Webb Space Telescope maybe isn’t quite as alone as it seems. The pocket of space occupied by the telescope isn’t a total vacuum – and now the inevitable has happened, with a tiny piece of rock, a micrometeorite, colliding with one of Webb’s mirror segments. But … Read more

Here are the most breathtaking images from the James Webb Space Telescope

Here are the most breathtaking images from the James Webb Space Telescope

It’s time to feast your eyes on the wonders of Webb. A long 25 years have passed, along with $10 billion between when the James Webb Space Telescope was first devised and it finally launched on December 25, 2021, atop a European Ariane 5 rocket. Now in orbit of the second Lagrange point (L2) beyond … Read more

Incredible Image Has Us So Excited For What The James Webb Space Telescope Can Do

Incredible Image Has Us So Excited For What The James Webb Space Telescope Can Do

All four science instruments on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope have achieved “perfect alignment” in advance of the telescope’s official debut this summer, project officials said in a news teleconference on Monday (May 9). “I’m delighted to report that the telescope alignment has been completed with performance even better than we had anticipated,” Michael McElwain, … Read more