By Paul Scott Anderson
April 5th, 2017 | Category:
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James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Seen in Full Bloom
NASA's Amazing Daily Image
It's springtime and the deployed primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope looks like a spring flower in full bloom. Once launched into space, the Webb telescope’s 18-segmented gold mirror is specially designed to capture infrared light from the first galaxies that formed in the early universe.
M42 - The Orion Nebula, arguably one of the most famous objects in the night-time sky is located in the Constellation of Orion and is the middle "star" making up Orion's sword. It is the closest region of new star formation to Earth.