NASA has released a new image from the James Webb Space Telescope, focusing on the Cartwheel Galaxy. The rare galaxy has been imaged using Webb's NIRCam and MIRI, with the composite showing incredible detail.
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Jul 21, 2022 at 16:31
The James Webb Space Telescope has observed a galaxy, GLASS-z13, that is at least 13.5 billion years old, making it the oldest galaxy ever observed by a telescope.
Jul 18, 2022 at 18:57
Apple's most affordable iPhone model, the iPhone SE, has almost as large of an SSD as NASA's $10B James Webb Space Telescope. Webb uses a 68GB onboard SSD to store all its images and data, beaming data back to Earth twice a day.
Jul 12, 2022 at 15:49
NASA, ESA, CSA and STScI have unveiled the first five images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. The images show a galaxy cluster, an exoplanet spectrum, nebulae and more.
NASA reveals the first image from its $10B James Webb Space Telescope, the deepest we've ever seen into space
Jul 11, 2022 at 22:33
The image, officially known as 'Webb's Deep Field,' shows galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, revealing thousands of galaxies as they appeared roughly 4.6 billion years ago.
NASA shares test image from Webb's Fine Guidance Sensor, the deepest image of the universe ever captured
Jul 7, 2022 at 17:02
We're just five days away from the first full-color scientific images from the James Webb Space Telescope being unveiled to the world. In the meantime, NASA has shared a test image from Webb's Fine Guidance Sensor, which is, at least for now, the deepest image of the universe ever captured.
James Webb Space Telescope’s first color images to be ‘farther than humanity has ever looked before’
Jul 1, 2022 at 16:18
We're less than two weeks from seeing the first scientific images from the James Webb Space Telescope. The images have been decades in the making.
Jun 28, 2022 at 16:51
NASA and the University of Minnesota are working on a citizen scientist initiative alongside the Juno Mission and need your help. Volunteers are tasked with identifying atmospheric vortices on Jupiter, as captured by the Juno spacecraft.
Jun 22, 2022 at 20:46
For the next several weeks, many observers will be able to see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the predawn sky with the naked eye. Of course, a camera with a telephoto lens or telescope attached will get you an even closer look.
Jun 12, 2022 at 13:35
For the first time, and aided by the Hubble Space Telescope, researchers have measured the mass of an isolated black hole through the Milky Way Galaxy.
Jun 6, 2022 at 15:09
The first full-color images from the James Webb Space Telescope are almost here. NASA has announced that it will release the first full-color photos and spectroscopic data from Webb on July 12.
May 27, 2022 at 15:57
Mars is dusty. Despite its best efforts, the InSight Mars lander, which arrived on Mars in late 2018, is so covered in dust that its solar panels are operating at low levels, and the lander must prepare for its' retirement.' But, before going into a low-power mode, the lander captured one final selfie.
May 18, 2022 at 15:36
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is aboard the International Space Station for a six-month mission. She and the other astronauts aboard the ISS witnessed the recent full lunar eclipse, and Cristoforetti captured amazing photos of the spectacular event.
May 12, 2022 at 19:46
Astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole, Sagittarius A*, that lies at the heart of our galaxy.
James Webb Space Telescope shows how sharp its images are and hints at exciting scientific possibilities
May 11, 2022 at 14:10
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope team recently tested the onboard instrument, MIRI, by imaging a portion of the Large Magellanic Cloud. The new image is incredibly sharp and points toward exciting possibilities when Webb begins scientific operations this summer.
May 3, 2022 at 12:33
Physicist Dr. Casey Handmer has written code to composite an image showing nearly a million of Hubble's observations to see just how much of the universe the telescope has captured.
Apr 29, 2022 at 15:38
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's optics are fully aligned after completing its seventh and final step in the extensive process. Webb is now ready for instrument commissioning ahead of full scientific operations beginning this summer.
Apr 28, 2022 at 19:52
During its 26th flight on Mars, NASA's Ingenuity helicopter photographed the landing area and debris from the Perseverance rover's successful landing on Mars. The detailed aerial photos will help engineers with future missions to Mars.
Apr 26, 2022 at 12:03
Hi-Impact L&D recently sent an Insta360 X2 action camera up to nearly 25,000 meters (over 80,000 feet). The view from up there is spectacular.
Apr 17, 2022 at 17:42
Hubble has confirmed the size of comet C/2014 UN271, first observed in 2010 by astronomers Pedro Bernardinelli and Gary Bernstein. Researchers Man-To Hui and David Jewitt developed a computer model to use Hubble imaging to confirm the size of the comet's nucleus as nearly 130 km (over 80 mi).
Apr 4, 2022 at 15:23
What at first looks like a typical spiral galaxy as viewed from the side turned out to be a Seyfert galaxy when astronomers took a closer look. According to NASA, the galaxy has an active galactic nucleus powered by matter accreting onto a supermassive black hole.
Mar 31, 2022 at 14:06
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of Earendel, a star that existed within the first billion years following the big bang. Its light has taken 12.9 billion light-years to reach Hubble. Earendel is the most distant star ever observed.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope reaches another alignment milestone, and its optics are working correctly
Mar 17, 2022 at 18:46
After completing another critical stage of mirror alignment, NASA can confidently say that its $10B James Webb Space Telescope will be able to meet, or even exceed, its expectations and perform the planned scientific operations.
lens newsMar 14, 2022 at 17:50
Ricoh Imaging Japan has announced that its Pentax DA 300mm F4 lens is aboard the Kitsune 6 nanosatellite launched into space last month. The satellite, operating from the International Space Station, performs high-resolution imaging of Earth.
Mar 7, 2022 at 18:17
Astronomers at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile have captured a fantastic image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1566.
Feb 15, 2022 at 17:15
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has captured its first images of Venus' surface in visible light. The images show distinctive areas on the planetary surface, including continental regions, plains and plateaus.
Feb 11, 2022 at 20:30
NASA has published an initial alignment mosaic from the James Webb Space Telescope. The image will serve as the foundation for the team to adjust each primary mirror segment.
Feb 8, 2022 at 16:50
On February 3, the first particles of light made it through the entire James Webb Space Telescope, beginning the roughly three-month-long process of aligning the telescope's 18 mirror segments that must take place before full scientific operations can commence.
Feb 1, 2022 at 17:34
The Tianwen-1 mission is in full swing around Mars. The Tianwen-1 probe is orbiting the red planet while the Zhurong rover explores the Martian surface. To celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, the CNSA shared a video of the probe circling Mars.
Jan 26, 2022 at 17:52
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has been decades in the making. The ambitious telescope launched from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket on Christmas morning, and about a month later, it has entered its final orbital position 1.5 million kilometers from Earth.
Jan 5, 2022 at 15:37
China launched its Tianwen-1 mission to Mars last year. Since then, the spacecraft has successfully deployed a rover on the Martian surface. Now, China has shared the first full images of its spacecraft in orbit above Mars.
Dec 28, 2021 at 18:59
Rogue planets are difficult to find. Astronomers must use the most sensitive imaging devices to find them. A group of astronomers, led by an astronomer in France, have uncovered up to 170 new rogue planets, the largest discovery of its kind.
Dec 18, 2021 at 15:31
Dr. James Hainline is one of the scientists working on the James Webb Space Telescope. He has made a new video that is as entertaining as it is informative and teaches us all we need to know before the telescope launches into space next week.
Dec 13, 2021 at 14:56
Astronomers have used the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope to capture an image of a planet around a scorching, massive two-star system. The planet formed in a harsh environment that has previously proven too inhospitable.
Dec 10, 2021 at 15:23
Microsoft has announced significant expansions to its Azure Space ecosystem. Microsoft is adding SpaceEye, which lets users 'see' through clouds, and delivering AI-enhanced imagery to make satellite photos have as much detail and fidelity as traditional aerial photography.
Dec 8, 2021 at 14:52
After more than a month in a safe mode configuration, the Hubble Space Telescope and its four onboard scientific instruments are up and running and fully operational again.
Nov 30, 2021 at 15:58
This year, we've shared a lot of photos and videos from French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. He was very busy during nearly 200 days aboard the International Space Station. He's since returned to Earth and Pesquet has a lot of awesome visual content to share.
Nov 23, 2021 at 17:13
The world's largest digital camera will be installed at the Vera Rubin Observatory in Chile next year. Before then, however, the camera must undergo final assembly and testing at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
Nov 19, 2021 at 17:28
The Dragonfly Telephoto Array Project started in 2013 and searches for faint structures, like galaxies, in the night sky. Canon has supplied the project with a total of 48 lenses and today has announced that it will provide an additional 120 EF 400mm F2.8L IS II USM lenses to expand the telephoto array.
Nov 11, 2021 at 14:51
NASA has published the first images from Landsat 9, a new space-based satellite designed to observe Earth in incredible detail. The Landsat 9 mission is a joint operation between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Nov 8, 2021 at 21:14
The Hubble Space Telescope is in safe mode as engineers work to investigate what's wrong with the telescope's onboard instruments. This is the second time the venerable telescope has faced extended downtime after being offline for a month earlier this year.
Nov 4, 2021 at 19:07
The search for understanding in the far reaches of the known universe is an expensive endeavor. Every 10 years, US astronomers and astrophysicists release a report outlining their goals and hopes for the next decade of space exploration. The latest report has been released.
Nov 1, 2021 at 14:42
Juno has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016. In the last five years, we have learned a lot about the gas giant. Recent observations offer the first three-dimensional look at Jupiter's atmosphere and shed light on the depth of the planet's iconic cycles and bands.
Oct 11, 2021 at 20:15
Astronaut Thomas Pesquet observed a rare blue 'transient luminous event' while photographing images for a timelapse. He is currently aboard the ISS and is no stranger to observing fascinating phenomena from space.
Oct 5, 2021 at 17:53
Last week, we saw photos from the SpaceX Inspiration 4 mission captured by a Nikon DSLR. Now we have a photo and video as shot by an iPhone 12. While not as capable as a high-end interchangeable lens camera, the photo and video quality are impressive.
Oct 1, 2021 at 15:36
Last month, the Inspiration4 mission, the first all-civilian space mission, launched. The four-person crew orbited Earth for three days from 575km above Earth's surface and came back with stunning photos.
Sep 17, 2021 at 14:53
Jupiter is hit with objects throughout the year, but it's an infrequent event that's often observable for only a second or two. Amateur astronomer José Luis Pereira observed Jupiter on a clear night earlier this week and caught such an impact with his camera and telescope.
Sep 3, 2021 at 19:12
Astronaut and photographer Thomas Pesquet was treated recently to brilliant blue auroral displays while stationed aboard the ISS.
Video: Curiosity rover captures 360-degree panorama of Mount Sharp on Mars, showing changing landscape
Aug 24, 2021 at 16:34
NASA's Curiosity rover is in its ninth year on Mars, and the rover continues to do important scientific work. The rover recently captured a 360-degree panorama of the Mount Sharp area, showing a fascinating landscape and discovering more about the red planet's history.
Aug 5, 2021 at 16:46
Following an extended offline period, Hubble is back with a fantastic new shot of a 'peculiar' galaxy system, Arp 195. Hubble's new image shows a 'gravitational tug-of-war' among three galaxies nearly 750 million light-years from Earth.
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