Week 28, 2022: NASA Reveals Webb Telescope’s First Images of Unseen Universe

On July 12, 2022, NASA publicly released the first full observation images made by the newly commissioned James Webb Space Telescope. During the six month-long commissioning phase, five celestial objects were selected to test the flagship observatory's instruments, which exceeded all expectations and even surpassing the capabilities of Hubble! You can view their images in high-definition on NASA's gallery here

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The First Images from the JWST

SMACS 0723, the galaxy cluster where the JWST made its first light, and first deep-field observations

Carina Nebula

The five galaxies that comprise Stephan's Quintet

Southern Ring Nebula

Spectroscopy from WASP-96 b

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