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Stunning images of a "stellar nursery" and a "cosmic dance"


Credit:NASA/ESA/CSA/STSCI

The two pictures, and others, were presented to the world on Tuesday to mark the James Webb observatory's readiness to begin science operations.

The facility has spent the past six months since launch undergoing testing.

Viewed as the successor to the famous Hubble telescope, Webb is expected to be a dominant force for discovery for at least the next 20 years.



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All the James Web images issued on the first day were wonderful but I think this was the one that I thought was particularly stunning.

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janice.owens
janice.owens
Aug 09, 2022
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The colours are amazing.

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