Sick of Star Wars? Latest James Webb Space Telescope photos are just the tonic!

New James Webb Space Telescope images 2023
A composite of separate exposures acquired by the James Webb Space Telescope using the NIRCam and MIRI instruments. (Image credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Webb ERO Production Team)

Capturing photographic evidence and gathering visual data relative to other planets, galaxies, dark matter, and star formations is a crucial part of helping scientists to understand the unknown and decipher the mysteries of our solar system.

It's been a while since we delved into the beauty of the cosmos through NASA's advanced imaging telescopes and Near-InfraRed Cameras. So let's have a little catch-up and check in on the latest assets and composites that have been released from NASA and the work produced by these amazing space instruments in 2023. 

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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'.