The nearby star factory shines in a stunning James Webb Space Telescope image

The nearby star factory shines in a stunning James Webb Space Telescope image

A stunning new image taken by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) shows a massive star factory located in a nearby galaxy in vibrant colors and stunning detail.

The orange, yellow and blue image taken by the powerful space telescope shows the interstellar atomic hydrogen of the 1,630 light-years-wide nebula N79, located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. This region is actively forming stars and remains almost unexplored by astronomers.

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