Saturn’s Rings Shine in Webb’s First Spectacular Observations of the Ringed Planet

Saturn (Webb NIRCam)

Image of Saturn and several of its moons, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope’s NIRCam instrument on June 25, 2023. In this monochrome image, the NIRCam filter F323N (3.23 microns) is color-mapped with orange color. Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, M. Tiscareno (SETI Institute), M. Hedman (University of Idaho), M. El Moutamid (Cornell University), … Read more