Jul 17, 2022

Webb Telescope first images: 6 cosmic Easter eggs you might have missed

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The Webb Telescope is a new era for astronomy and science. Scientists have no idea what they might discover with Webb. But with five observations taken in just one week of operation, they have already found several cosmic Easter eggs that defy expectations — including a few complete and utter unknowns.

Let’s take a tour through six of the most revelatory and intriguing Easter eggs hidden in the first five James Webb Space Telescope observations.

How many galaxies can you see in this image? Hey, you’re already looking at an exploding star — what more can you want? How about at some galaxies hiding in the chaos?

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