James Webb telescope captures its first-ever direct image of an exoplanet


Exoplanet HIP 65426 b as captured by the James Webb Space Telescope: purple is the NIRCam instrument’s view at 3.00 micrometers in wavelength and blue at 4.44 micrometers, while yellow and red show the MIRI instrument’s view at 11.4 micrometers and 15.5 micrometers in wavelength, respectively. The small white star in each image shows the host star. The bar shapes in the NIRCam images are artif...

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