NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Peers Behind Bars

Friday, June 2, 2023 - 15:33 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Peers Behind BarsPortal origin nid: 487435Published: Friday, June 2, 2023 - 05:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A delicate tracery of dust and bright star clusters threads across this image from the James Webb Space Telescope. The bright tendrils of gas and stars belong to the barred spiral galaxy NGC 5068, whose bright central bar is visible in the upper left of this image – a composite from two of Webb’s instruments.Portal image: A close-in image of a spiral galaxy, showing its core and part of a spiral arm. Thousands of stars that make it up can be seen, most dense in a whitish bar that forms its core.

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