The seemingly three-dimensional “Cosmic Cliffs” of the Carina Nebula showcases Webb’s capabilities to peer through obscuring dust and shed new light on how stars form.
Webb: Southern Ring Nebula comes into full view
Webb: WASP-96b the most detailed spectrum of an exoplanet atmosphere
Webb optical alignment complete and virtually perfect
Webb optics alignment achieves near perfect focus
Webb primary mirror alignment proceeding smoothly
Webb mirror segments repositioned as alignment proceeds
M77 sheds light on differences between active galactic nuclei
NASA pleased with initial Webb images as mirror alignment begins
A third planet found orbiting nearest star to Sun
IAU “deeply concerned” about satellite mega-constellations
The Solar System’s most picturesque planet comes to opposition at 17h UT on 14 August, when it lies at the vast distance of 1,324 million kilometres.
How to beat the Moon’s glare to see the Perseid meteors
North America Nebula is a true likeness
Steve Ringwood reviews a tabletop beauty with a healthy aperture that is also just as home on a tripod, and has Go-To to boot.
ScopeTech’s STL-80A Maxi, f/15 refractor
The ScopeTech Mount Zero, highly portable single-arm fork mount
Two rare phenomena associated with thunderstorms are captured in this expansive vista seen from 4,200 metres above sea level at the Gemini North telescope, overlooking the other observatories atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
Dive into the dramatic octopus gallery
The layered hills of Mars’ Arabia Terra
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