On January 29, local time, the latest image taken by the Webb Space Telescope was released, revealing 19 spiral galaxies located relatively close to the Milky Way. This provides new clues for star formation, galaxy structure, and evolution.
The new observations come from Webb’s Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam) and Mid Infrared Instrument (MIRI). They depict approximately 100,000 star clusters and millions of stars.
Thomas Williams, an astronomer at the University of Oxford leading the team processing the image data, emphasized the significance of these data, as they offer a new perspective on the earliest stages of star formation.
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