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The James Webb Space Telescope captured the atmosphere of an exoplanet 700 light-years away

USA National The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has shared the latest images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope. According to the news on the website of NASA, the atmosphere of the exoplanet “WASP-39b” 700 light years away was studied thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope.

With the help of images recorded by the James Webb telescope, the components of the exoplanet’s atmosphere were profiled and numerous components were detected, including sulfur dioxide.

Thus, NASA shared an unprecedented view of the exoplanet’s atmosphere. On August 26, carbon dioxide was detected for the first time in the atmosphere of the exoplanet “WASP-39b” located outside the solar system.


WASP-39b, said to have a mass close to that of Saturn, is about one-third the size of Jupiter.

On December 25, 2021, NASA launched the world’s largest and most advanced space telescope, James Webb.


of NASA Europe and Webb, a product of collaboration with Canadian space agencies, is seen as the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, the largest and most powerful, but 31 years old and nearing the end of its operational life. (AA)

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