IMage copyright NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, J. Diego (Instituto de Física de Cantabria, Spain), J. D’Silva (U. Western Australia), A. Koekemoer (STScI), J. Summers & R. Windhorst (ASU), and H. Yan (U. Missouri). Used for informational and educational purposes under the terms of the ESA licence.

An image published on 9th November 2023 by the European Space Agency, demonstrating the ever-increasing extent of scientists’ ability to see the universe through the collaborative use of space telescopes, in this case, the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The image is centred on MACS0416, an expansive galaxy cluster about 4.3 billion light years away, with other galaxies visible around it.

More information on the ESA website.

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