NASA's Webb Space Telescope captures cosmic tarantula

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope captures cosmic tarantula

Webb’s near-infrared camera (NIRCam) captured this mosaic image spanning 340 light-years. It shows the star-forming region of the Tarantula Nebula in a new light, including tens of thousands of never-before-seen young stars that were previously shrouded in cosmic dust. Appearing pale blue, the most active region appears to sparkle with young massive stars. Scattered among …

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