White House Adds James Webb Image To Its Advent Calendar

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White House Adds James Webb Image To Its Advent Calendar
  • December 13, 2023
  • 2:30 PM CST
  • Lisa Marie Platske

An image of the James Webb Space Telescope has been added to the Advent Calendar in the White House.

The advent calendar with the picture of Cassiopeia A (Cas A) supernova remnant will be on display in the East Room, the largest room in the Presidential residence.

White House Adds James Webb Image To Its Advent Calendar

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The supernova remnant, located 10,000 light-years away from the planet Earth, is the latest image captured by the James Webb telescope.

To: You, From: The Universe 🎁

This stunning new Webb image is a gift from a past star. In near-infrared light, supernova remnant Cassiopeia A (Cas A) resembles a shiny ornament. Embedded within gas from the star are the materials for new stars & planets: https://t.co/9kIvQtEnpb pic.twitter.com/vzzaWrzPBA

— NASA Webb Telescope (@NASAWebb) December 11, 2023

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Cas A, one of the most well-investigated supernova remnants in the universe, exploded in 1680 if we take the Earth as a standard.





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