March 4, 2024



Galactic wagon wheel! James Webb Space Telescope captures stunning new infrared image of the Cartwheel Galaxy and its central black hole 500 million light-years from Earth

Daily Mail Science

It has been carrying out scientific operations for less than a month but NASA‘s James Webb is once again wowing with its view of the universe.

The super space telescope has now peered into the chaos of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing new details about star formation and the galaxy’s central black hole. 

Its powerful infrared gaze produced a detailed image of the Cartwheel and two smaller companion galaxies against a backdrop of many other galaxies.

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