James Webb: What a stunning new image from the most powerful telescope in space

image source, NASA, European Space Agency, Canadian Space Agency, STSCI

  • author, Jonathan Amos
  • Role, Science correspondent, BBC

Happy scientific birthday to the James Webb Telescope.

Exactly one year ago, we saw the first images of the massive observatory that was put into orbit a few months ago.

And to celebrate it, On Wednesday, the US space agency NASA released a stunning image One of the most photographed regions of the sky.

It is the Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex, The closest star-forming region to our own cosmos, 400 light-years away.

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