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The James Webb MIRI has taken pictures

The James Webb MIRI instrument has taken its first sharp pictures

JWST first image

The James Webb space telescope arrived at its destination 1.5 million kilometers from earth in late January. Now the telescope is fully aligned and has sent the first sharp images of galaxies. Ewine van Dishoeck, who collaborated on the telescope's MIRI instrument, is very pleased with the results.

More info on the NASA blog or on the Leiden University news site (in Dutch)