NASA captures a Cosmic Tarantula with James Webb Space Telescope

NASA captures a Cosmic Tarantula
Tarantula Nebula (NIRCam Image) (Image credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Webb ERO Production Team)

If you have a disliking or phobia of spiders, then you can rest assured and keep reading, as the image below only shows stars in the formation of the beautiful Tarantula Nebula - and not a real space spider. Do space bugs even exist?

The James Webb Space Telescope has captured yet another stunning image, this time of a star-forming region known as the Tarantula Nebula, featuring tens of thousands of previously unseen young stars that were shrouded in cosmic dust.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.