exoplanet

The Webb Telescope makes a major breakthrough with its first direct image of a planet outside our solar system

Explanatory astronomers have obtained the first-ever direct images of an exoplanet with JWST. Medialab ESA/ATG In a breakthrough for astronomers, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has taken its first direct image of a planet outside our solar system. Called HIP 65426 b, the Jupiter-like planet orbits a dwarf star about 385 light-years from Earth. …

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