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Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Astronomy Tuesday

This image from the Webb Telescope shows a portion of the dwarf galaxy Wolf–Lundmark–Melotte, with other galaxies photobombing in the background.

This galaxy is approximately three million light years away, and yet the Webb is powerful enough to resolve individual stars.

Image credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, Kristen McQuinn (RU)
Image processing: Zolt G. Levay (STScI)

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