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The Cartwheel galaxy is the Webb Telescope's latest cosmic snapshot

The Cartwheel galaxy is the Webb Telescope’s latest cosmic snapshot

Scientists released the latest images from NASA’s triumphant James Webb Space Telescope on Tuesday. The latest release documents the Cartwheel galaxy, which lies about 500 million light-years from our planet and is aptly named for its wheel-like appearance, complete with a central hub, tire, and even wavy, fluorescent spokes. The Webb also recorded two smaller …

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Webb Telescope captures colorful Cartwheel galaxy, 500 million light-years away

Webb Telescope captures colorful Cartwheel galaxy, 500 million light-years away

PARIS, France — The James Webb Space Telescope peered through the weather and massive amounts of dust to capture a new image of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing the spinning ring of color with unprecedented clarity, NASA and the European Space Agency. Located about 500 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Sculptor, the wheel took …

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