Wednesday 13 July 2022

NGC 7319: GTC vs JWST

The first pictures from James Webb Space Telescope are simply mind blowing! Here is a comparison of NGC 7319 (from Stephan's quintet of galaxies) from Gran Telescopio Canarias (still the largest single aperture optical telescope) and from JWST. One should keep in mind that these are different instruments observing and different wavelengths. The alignment is also not perfect.