Carina Nebula

'The sky is opening up': NASA's Webb Telescope captures jaw-dropping views of the cosmos

Kicking off a new era for astronomy, the new views of stars, galaxies, and nebulae push human understanding deeper into the universe.

This view of the Carina Nebula evokes landscape scenes of mountains and valleys speckled with glittering stars. The image reveals the edge of a nearby star-forming region called NGC 3324, captured in infrared light by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, showing for the first time previously invisible areas of star birth.
Image by NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI

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