New images of the Phantom Galaxy from James Webb Space Telescope

Written By

Mohit Kumar

Recent images from the James Webb Space Telescope show the spectacularly spiral M74 Phantom Galaxy. 

A 32 million light-year galaxy located in the constellation Pisces, the Phantom Galaxy lies face-on to Earth.  

With its Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI), the JWST recently photographed the Phantom Galaxy M74.  

According to NASA's page on the JWST, the MIRI has a wavelength range of 5-28 microns and is equipped with a camera. 

Using this method, the instrument can capture wide-field, broadband images of distant galaxies, newly forming stars, and faint comets. 

images of the Phantom Galaxy M74 using its Mid-InfraRed Instrument (MIRI).

A Hubble Space Telescope sensor that can capture ultraviolet and visible wavelengths has captured M74. 

Finally, this image was captured by the Webb and Hubble Telescopes.