Webb's first deep space image

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August 19, 2022

Webb's First Deep Field is the first operational photograph taken by the James Webb Space Telescope's Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam) and is a composite image. Obtained over 12.5 hours of combined wavelengths, this photograph shows the galaxy cluster Smags 0723 as it appeared 4.6 billion years ago. This galaxy cluster can be seen from the Southern Hemisphere. It is the first full-size false-color image from the James Webb Space Telescope and is the highest-resolution infrared view of the universe ever taken. showing thousands of galaxies The faintest objects captured by infrared waves can be seen for the first time in the camera image.

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