JWST Image: Swirling Galaxy

Image (Credit): View from above the spiral galaxy NGC 628. (NASA/ESA/CSA/Judy Schmidt)

Here is another recent images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This one is a unique close-up view of a spiral galaxy looking from above (or below) rather that from the side. It is NGC 628, which is about 32 million light years away.

You can see more such JWST images by visiting the Physics at High Angular resolution in Nearby GalaxieS (PHANGS) Survey site. The site also includes images from the Hubble Space Telescope, the Spitzer Space Telescope, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), and other sources.