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James Webb Space Telescope 1st Image: It Blows Hubble Space Telescope Away

[Image © Roy Spencer]

There was no way to tell from yesterday’s White House press conference release of the first JWST “sea of galaxies” image whether it was any better or different from Hubble Space Telescope (HST) views of the same region.

In my opinion, this was a missed opportunity to wow the public.

But since then, amateur astronomer Nicholas Eggleston has stepped up with an overlay of the two telescopes’ images, aligned to view the same region.

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Published: 12 July 2022

From Roy Spencer PhD

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