The first science-quality images from its next-generation James Webb Space Telescope on Tuesday, July 12
A live event that culminated in the release of this new image of the Carina Nebula.
The Carina Nebula Is A
Massive cloud of dust and gas located about 7,500 light-years away from Earth where stars are both forming and dying.
And JWST's View of the Nebula
Which combines near-infrared and mid-infrared light, offers a whole new look at its activity.
Amber Straughn, an Astrophysicist
"There's so much going on here, it's so beautiful." She's an astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.
She Adds Further
"Today, for the first time, we're seeing brand new stars that were previously completely hidden from our view."