James Webb Space Telescope sees the farthest star, Earendel

Earendel, the most distant star known to astronomers, was discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2022.
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The James Webb Space Telescope took a look at the most distant star known in the universe, announced only a few months ago by scientists using Webb’s predecessor, the Hubble Space Telescope.

star named EarendelHe was discovered thanks to a character in JRR Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” prequel “Silmarillion”. gravitational lensing inside Hubble space telescope deep field view. Star that receives 12.9 billion light light years to reach Soilit is so pale that it can be quite difficult to find it in the new model. James Webb Space Telescope Image posted on Twitter Tuesday, August 2nd, by a group of astronomers using the account Cosmic Spring JWST (opens in new tab).

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