Neptune pictures: James Webb captures clearest images of its rings ever

Neptune pictures: James Webb captures clearest images of its rings ever
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The latest pictures of Neptune look truly out of the world. From a literary perspective, you may end up calling up the breathtakingly beautiful farthest planet.

The James Webb telescope captured an image of a luminous Neptune. Besides, what’s adding more beauty to it are its delicate, dusty rings in detail. These are seen for the first time ever.

It was Voyager 2 that showed some of the hazy pictures of the ice giant. It was in 1989 when astronomers had a view of this planet.

With James Webb’s infrared imaging capability, the world has got new glimpses into Neptune’s atmosphere.

You can see how Neptune appears as deep blue in previous images by the Hubble space telescope. This is because of methane in its atmosphere.

Since its discovery in 1846, the farthest planet has always fascinated astronomers.

Do you know how far is Neptune from the sun? The Sun is so small and faint that the high noon on this ice giant is similar to a dim twilight on Earth.

James Webb telescope captured seven of Neptune’s 14 known moons.

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