here are all the first images of James Webb’s telescope

Eyes full of stars. Following the first photo unveiled Monday night by U.S. President Joe Biden, NASA on Tuesday July 12 revealed all of the first five images from James Webb’s telescope.

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The Deepest Picture of the Universe

The first image, which was on Monday, reveals galaxies that formed 13 billion years ago. This shows the galaxy cluster SMACS 0723. This is the picture “the most accurate and farthest ever obtained. It represents a portion of the sky equal to the size of a grain of sand held at arm’s length”, explained the national center for Twitter space studies.

The Carina Nebula: star nursery

An image released Tuesday shows an area in the Carina Nebula, a star nursery, located about 7,600 light-years away. “It’s nice to hurt your eyes”comment by Eric Lagadec, astrophysicist at the Observatory of the Côte d’Azur, and president of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics. “What we see here is the bubbles in the galaxy’s clothing waves, dancing”, summarized by astrophysicist David Elbaz.

A dying star

James Webb captured the Southern Ring Nebula. It is a dying star, a double star, emitting gas and dust. The image on the left was taken with James Webb’s NIRCam instrument. The one on the right by another instrument, called the MIRI, is also owned by James Webb. “We have seen the birth of complex molecules in the nearly dead body of a star and this is the first step towards complexity, towards life”, commented astrophysicist David Elbaz to Cnes.

A group of galaxies: Stephan’s Quintet

Another image shows Stephan’s Quintet, a group of galaxies. Five can be seen in total in this unique image, four of which interact, in a true gravitational dance. The two come together.

Water signs on an exoplanet

It doesn’t have to be the most beautiful image, but it leaves you dreaming. Light analysis of the exoplanet WASP-96b atmosphere showed signs of water. Please note that this does not mean that this planet is home to any kind of life or habitat. But scientists are looking for and carefully examining exoplanets that show signs of water.

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