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Stunning space video shows Webb telescope peering into the distant cosmos
01/08/2022 08:56 PM | Click to read full article
The Webb telescope can do things other telescopes can't. It's the most powerful observatory in space ever built. And a new video shows how it can view distant cosmic objects with unprecedented detail and clarity.
Behold the Southern Ring Nebula, which is the site of a dramatic stellar death some 2,500 light-years away. A sun-sized star has run out of fuel and is shedding great clouds of gas into space. It's a spectacular sight.