Interesting FAQs About James Webb Space Telescope

Interesting FAQs About James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope is a space telescope designed primarily to conduct infrared astronomy.
  • Are there any images from the Webb telescope?

    Since NASA released the first incredible images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) things have been pretty quiet. A few weeks later some stunning images of the Cartwheel Galaxy and, this week, some beautiful images of Jupiter were also published.

    Source: Forbes

  • Can JWST see Pluto?

    James Webb Space Telescope will observe Mars and the giant planets, minor planets like Pluto and Eris - and even the small bodies in our solar system: asteroids, comets, and Kuiper Belt Objects.

    Source: James Webb Space Telescope

  • Can you see the James Webb telescope from Earth?

    Astronomers have been able to capture the James Webb Space Telescope itself from right here on Earth.

    Source: Daily Mail

  • What did the James Webb telescope discover?

    NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has captured the first clear evidence of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of an exoplanet, a planet outside our solar system.

    Source: CNN

  • How far will the James Webb telescope be able to see?

    Webb has the capacity to look 13.6 billion light years distant—which will be the farthest we've ever seen into space.

    Source: Time

  • What is the current status of the James Webb telescope?

    Webb is currently at its observing spot, Lagrange point 2 (L2), nearly 1 million miles (1.6 million km). It is the largest and most powerful space telescope ever launched.

    Source: Space

It is the largest optical telescope in space. Its high infrared resolution and sensitivity allow it to view objects too early, distant, or faint for the Hubble Space Telescope. It was officially launched on 25 December 2021. Its power capacity is 2,000 watts and its launch mass: is 6,161 kg.
The James Webb Space Telescope is manufactured by Northrop Grumman, Ball Aerospace & Technologies. It is managed and maintained by European Space Agency, NASA & Canadian Space Agency.