James Webb Telescope’s First Pictures – Expert Reaction
“These are fabulous data — I can’t wait to see what this telescope will be able to do next!” Note: Dr Bannister is a co-investigator on an outer Solar System program with the James Webb …
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The images have been captured by the James Webb Space Telescope, which launched late last year. View all the high-resolution images from the JWST here.
Dr Michele Bannister, Senior Lecturer and planetary astronomer, University of Canterbury, comments:
“These images and spectra give us exquisite new detail on events at scales both small and vast.
“There’s insight into how supermassive black holes are eating material at the hearts of incredibly distant galaxies. There’s beautiful arcs of light, as the vast mass of clusters of galaxies bend and bow the light from even more distant galaxies.