The James Webb Telescope, the most powerful telescope built, recently zoomed in on the Cartwheel Galaxy, capturing incredible images of the distant cosmos. The galaxy is located 500 million light-years away and was captured in stunning detail.
The video released by the European Space Agency, which partners with NASA and the Canadian Space Agency, shows a composite image of the Cartwheel Galaxy taken by Webb's near-infrared camera and mid-infrared instrument. The snapshot shows the galaxy to be in a transitory stage, in the process of colliding or interacting with another galaxy.
Get ready for a journey through space 🤸♀️! In this short video, we zoom through space to the Cartwheel Galaxy, 500 million light-years away. At the end of the clip, you can see this new composite image by #Webb's #NIRCam and #MIRI. pic.twitter.com/CzrxLLfQHg— ESA Webb Telescope (@ESA_Webb) August 9, 2022
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