Nasa’s James Webb telescope captures mesmerising purple galactic swirl in our universe

NASA has unveiled fresh images from its powerful James Webb space telescope, this time of an eerie-looking purple spiral galaxy. Named by NASA as “NGC 628”, the swirling distant galaxy with violet hues and dusty arms is reminiscent of something from a sci-fi flick. NasaNASA has unveiled fresh images from its powerful James Webb space telescope, this time of an eerie-looking purple spiral galaxy[/caption] The Webb telescope snapped the eerie image on 17 July before it was transmitted back to Earth where it was logged in the Barbara Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST) –  a public library of space images that can be accessed by anyone. Gabriel Brammer, an astronomer at the Cosmic Dawn Center in the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen, spotted the image and shared it on Twitter on Monday. In an interview with The Independent, he said the image had him “blown away” the second he had it open on his screen. “This is a galaxy that probably looks a lot like what we think our own Milky Way looks like,” he explained. Read more about Nasa PASSING THROUGH Mega asteroid to dash past Earth tomorrow in ‘close approach’, Nasa warns F-ASTRO FASHION…

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Nasa’s James Webb telescope captures mesmerising purple galactic swirl in our universe

Updated: July 19, 2022 — 10:26 am