A Stunning, Lonely, and Fiery Galaxy Is a Treasure Trove of Data

As scientists continue to use the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to do incredible things, like find the first direct evidence of a neutron star in a nearby supernova remnant, it also generates many beautiful images that are easy for anyone to appreciate. That's where the monthly Webb Picture of the Month comes in. This month's new photo is of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1559. [Read More]

Feb 27, 2024 - 23:50
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A Stunning, Lonely, and Fiery Galaxy Is a Treasure Trove of Data

The James Webb Space Telescope captures an image of NGC 1559 as part of the PHANGS collaboration. It is the Webb Picture of the Month for February 2024.

As scientists continue to use the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to do incredible things, like find the first direct evidence of a neutron star in a nearby supernova remnant, it also generates many beautiful images that are easy for anyone to appreciate. That's where the monthly Webb Picture of the Month comes in. This month's new photo is of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1559.

[Read More]

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